Highways Maintenance Efficiency Award 2017

The shortlist for this year’s Highways Awards is as follows:

West Sussex County Council
& Balfour Beatty
West Sussex Highways

A-one+ & Highways England
Area 12 ASC Programme Delivery                            

Galliford Try
Urban Vision

Thurrock Council
Street Light Replacement

Supported by the Highways Maintenance Efficiency Programme (HMEP)

The Highways Maintenance Efficiency Award 2017 will be awarded to a team, partnership or local authority highway maintenance service which has developed and implemented a transformational approach to service delivery, resulting in service improvement, measurable cost efficiencies and enhanced customer satisfaction.

Open to all organisations in the highways sector, regardless of their level of engagement with HMEP.

  • Explain the previous problems, the obstacles which you overcame and as a result provide evidence of demonstrable and measurable improvements in service quality and cost efficiency.
  • Provide details of innovation in areas such as procurement, contract management, asset management or operational practice which have contributed to service improvement.
  • Describe areas where collaboration, partnership and wider stakeholder engagement have contributed to the improvements and any instances where procedure has changed throughout the company as a result.
  • Supply any additional, non-financial benefits realised for the organisation, road users and the wider community.


2016 winners

Tarmac and Walsall Council
Delivering Efficiencies on Walsall’s Roads

Tarmac and Walsall Council have successfully delivered a more efficient highways maintenance service that has unlocked financial savings, implemented innovative practices and improved customer satisfaction.

Judges’ comment:

Successfully improved costs and improved the likes of pothole repair, cleaning, emergency call outs and public liability

2016 runners up

Area 14 Cold In-Situ Recycling

KaarbonTech Ltd and Oxfordshire County Council
Oxfordshire Council Stakefolder Efficiency