CIHT Awards 2017 shortlist announced

April 6 2017  

CIHT Awards 2017 shortlist announced
CIHT is pleased to reveal the shortlisted entries for this year’s CIHT Awards 2017.

Daniel Isichei, Director of Communications, CIHT, said:

‘We would like to thank everyone who entered this year’s CIHT Awards. We received over 150 submissions and the overall quality of the applications was once again extremely high.’

‘The CIHT annual awards ceremony recognises best practice in the highways and transportation industry. This year there are 14 categories including three new awards for: Diversity & Inclusion, Inclusive Transportation and Reducing Street Clutter. There are some really strong entries this year and we look forward to announcing the winners at our awards event in June’

‘Both the judging panel and CIHT would like to thank everyone who has submitted an entry and we hope they will consider entering the CIHT Awards in 2018.’

For more information on each award, including the judging criteria, visit:


CIHT / Ringway Innovation Award
  • Highways England A14 Cambridge 2015-2016 Package – Balfour Beatty & Electrokinetic
  • M18, M621, M180 LED Sculp Gantry Lighting – A-one+ and Ubris Schreder
  • The UK's first 125mph handbacks on S&C renewals - S&C North Alliance (AmeySersa and Network Rail)
  • Tuen Mun, Chek Lap Kok Link, Southern Connection Viaduct Section, Lantau Island, Hong Kong - Gammon Construction Ltd

CIHT Asset Management Award
  • Hounslow Highways Asset Management - Ringway Hounslow Highways Ltd
  • Setting the standard in Cheshire East - Cheshire East Council, Ringway Jacobs
  • The New UKRLG Code of Practice Well-Managed Highway – Atkins
  • Transport Scotland Asset Management Improvement Programme – Atkins and Transport Scotland

CIHT Diversity and Inclusion
  • Advancing equality, diversity and inclusion - Mott MacDonald
  • Fairness, Inclusion and Respect at Taylor Woodrow - Taylor Woodrow/VINCI Construction UK
  • Homeless to Highways – Highway Traffic Management/St Basils Charity

CIHT / Tarmac Health & Safety Award
  • Area 9 Collaborative Safe Working Programme – Kier/Highways England and the Area 9 Delivery Community
  • Mental health matters initiative – Jacobs
  • Traffic Management Training Videos – Kier/Chevron TM

CIHT / Costain Sustainable Transport Award
  • Christchurch Bridge - Peter Brett Associates/ Design Engine Architects & Reading Borough Council, Balfour Beatty, Hollandia Infra, Schreder
  • Crewe sustainable travel programme - Cheshire East Council/ Ringway Jacobs and Jacobs
  • Derby Connected - Travel Advice Service - Integrated Transport Planning/ Derby City Council
  • WOW! Twenty years of walking to school – Living Streets

CIHT / Gatwick Airport Major Projects Award
  • A138 Chelmer Viaduct – Graham Construction/ Highways England & AECOM
  • Highways England A556 Knutsford to Bowdon Improvement Scheme – Costain/Highways England & Capita
  • M1 Junction 19 Improvement Scheme – Skanska UK Plc/ Jacobs & AECOM
  • Metrolink Second City Crossing – Transport for Greater Manchester/ WSP Parsons Brinkerhoff, Mpact-Thales, Metrolink RATP Dev, Thales Transportation

CIHT / Colas Skills Award
  • A1 Leeming to Barton Improvement (A1L2B) - Carillion/Morgan Sindall Joint Venture
  • Establishment of Skills Infrastructure and Capability Academy - HW Martin
  • S-Skills Social Enterprise for Highways - Kier Highways/ Surrey County Council

CIHT Collaboration Award
  • BS 11000 Alliance Model Pilot – Kier, Area 3 Collaborative Alliance & Highways England
  • Midlands Highway Alliance Professional Services Partnership 2 – AECOM Midlands Highway Alliance, Waterman Aspen
  • Strategic Partnership with Essex County Council and Highways England - Essex County Council, Ringway Jacobs, Jacobs and Highways England
  • The Area 9 Traffic Management Team – Chevron Traffic Management Ltd, Kier Highways, HTM, Golden Orb Solutions and Consilium
  • Working together in Cheshire East - Ringway Jacobs, Cheshire East Council, Eurovia, Jacobs

CIHT Technology Award
  • Automatic Road Network Monitoring – Transport for London
  • Maximising existing assets through an analytical approach to optimising traffic signals – AECOM
  • Remote Lamp Control System - Dynniq UK & Ireland Ltd
  • Service Information Centre Upgrade – Ringway Jacobs and Essex County Council

CIHT Road Safety Award
  • Look Out For Each Other - North East Regional Road Safety Campaign - Durham, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland, Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough and Stockton Councils
  • Roadworks patrol - Transport for London
CIHT / Department for Transport Reducing Street Clutter Award
  • Grimsby Town Centre Accessibility Scheme – North East Lincolnshire Council & ENGIE Regeneration Partnership
  • Signing the way in Hounslow – Ringway Hounslow Highways Ltd

CIHT /  Department for Transport Inclusive Transportation Award
  • People & Places - Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Largs Neatebox Pedestrian Crossing Safety Application - Scotland TranServe
  • The SEStran Thistle Assistance Card - SEStran

CIHT Streets & Places Award
  • Grey to Green Phase 1 - Sheffield Riverside Business District - North Midland Construction PLC, Amey, Sheffield City Council
  • Grimsby Town Centre Accessibility Scheme - North East Lincolnshire Council & ENGIE Regeneration Partnership
  • Stockwell Cross - Transport for London & London Borough of Lambeth

CIHT Sustainability Award
  • Area 1 Habitat Connectivity Study - Kier
  • Hertfordshire County Council from PFI to LED - Hertfordshire County Council, Ringway Infrastructure Services
  • Wet Waste Treatment Project - R & W Civil Engineering

The prestigious ceremony will take place at the Troxy in London – a beautiful Grade II-listed Art Deco venue and formerly one of the capital’s most glamorous cinemas – on Thursday 15 June 2017. The night is set to be one of the biggest events in the highways and transport industry calendar.

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