Highway Industry Product of the Year 2017

The winner of the Highway Industry Product of the Year 2017 is:

Tensar International Ltd
Spectra Pavement Optimisation System

Tensar’s Spectra Pavement Optimisation system incorporates TriAx geogrids to create mechanically stabilised aggregate layers that contribute to, and improve, overall pavement performance. It delivers a design that meets a project’s priorities in the most economical way, striking a balance between reducing pavement thickness with increased trafficking performance.

Judges’ comment:

Impressed by the potential environmental and benefits to society.

2017 runners up

Carillion, Kier, Jacobs, WSP Brinckerhoff, Freyssinet & Highways England
Cathodic Protection                

A-one+ Integrated Highway Services, Tarmac & Highways England

Highways England, Kier Highways & Aggregate Industries
Hot-on-Hot Surfacing

The Highway Industry Product of the Year is awarded to the organisation which has brought a product or service to the market that has initiated a “change of thought” approach or technique which has made an impact on the highways industry through sustainability, efficiency, and cost savings for example. The product must have been developed and made available for use in the highways industry within the last three years.

  • Provide at least one year’s demonstrable results in terms of maintenance and safety.
  • Describe the depth of innovation included in the development of the product, including the challenges met and the obstacles/difficulties overcome.
  • What are the environmental benefits of the product and the contribution it makes towards the industry, its stakeholders and society?
  • Give details on the quality of the product in terms of value for money and its success at meeting its objectives.