The shortlist for this year’s Highways Awards is as follows:
Balfour Beatty VINCI
M5 Junctions 4a to 6
– Smart Motorway Programme
Aggregate Industries UK Ltd
and Costain Ltd
A556 Knutsford to Bowdon
Carillion Morgan Sindall Joint Venture
A1L2B (Robotic Construction)
M1 Junction 19
The Major Project Award 2017 will be awarded to the team responsible for the successful delivery of a major project – i.e. bridge construction, highway widening, by-pass or junction improvements, establishment of a control centre or similar, taking into consideration time, costs, environmental impact, stakeholder involvement, feedback and user satisfaction. The project value needs to be above £5 million and should have started two years prior to entering the awards.
- What innovative measures were taken to achieve a particular goal or aim?
- Describe the range of challenges identified and techniques used to overcome them.
- What is the quality and impact of the project on stakeholders, and contribution to the wider community and travelling public?
- Explain the overall environmental impact.
A160 Port of Immingham Improvement
The A160 Port of Immingham Improvement project installed a new railway bridge on the UK’s busiest freight railway line, challenging the boundaries of accepted techniques in order to deliver a unique product.
New structure slid into place, providing better access to Port of Immingham and surrounding areas
2016 runners up
A338 Bournemouth Spur Road,
Dorset Highways Strategic Partnership
Lichfield Park Bridge
A138 Chelmer Viaduct Replacement