The winner of the Most Innovative Highway Authority Scheme of the Year 2017 is:
London Borough of Waltham Forest
Enjoy Waltham Forest
Enjoy Waltham Forest implements the delivery of a range of infrastructure projects and supportive measures, aimed at encouraging people to walk and cycle more, subsequently reducing congestion, improving air quality and supporting healthier lifestyles.
An excellent example of community involvement to regenerate and change an area that was infrastructure heavy.
2017 Highly Commended
Kier Highways & Surrey County Council
2017 runners up
M6 North East Spur & Rushall Canal Bridges Re-waterproofing Scheme
North Somerset Council, Bristol City Council & Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Ltd
South Bristol Link
The Most Innovative Highway Authority Scheme of the Year is awarded to the highway authority whose approach and innovation has allowed them, within the last two years, to develop a project or scheme that delivers measurable and sustainable benefits to the community and the authority.
- Detail the approach to the innovative element of the scheme and highlight the areas of best practice.
- Explain the challenges met and obstacles overcome.
- What was the impact of the activity on the community locally or at large?
- Explain the approach taken to demonstrate the degree of collaborative working and stakeholder engagement.