Remarkable transport projects celebrated in the CIHT Awards 2017

June 16 2017  

Remarkable transport projects celebrated in the CIHT Awards 2017
A showcase of best practice within the highways and transportation industry.
Professionals from the highways and transportation industry gathered to celebrate extraordinary schemes and initiatives at the prestigious CIHT Awards ceremony in London last night.

The 12th annual CIHT Awards saw the outstanding achievements of those active in the sector rewarded and their work promoted as best practice to the industry.

CIHT presented Integrated Transport Planning Ltd and Derby City Council with its CIHT Award for their project ‘Derby Connected – Travel Advice Service’ - that supports businesses and their employees to make sustainable travel choices.

This is the first project to be awarded the prestigious CIHT Award, presented to the winning submission who best demonstrates the Institution’s vision of ‘World Class transportation infrastructure and services’.

Steve Rowsell, CIHT President said: “CIHT are proud to present Integrated Transport Planning Ltd and Derby City Council with the CIHT Award. We are delighted to celebrate the excellent work both organisations are doing within the sector.”

This year’s ceremony, which was held on 15 June 2017 at the unique Troxy London, with over 350 professionals, was hosted by Journalist and Broadcaster, Bill Turnbull. Winners from all areas of the sector took to the stage to accept their awards from Steve Rowsell, Bill Turnbull and other leading transportation professionals.

Sue Percy, CIHT Chief Executive, said: “The CIHT Awards are a celebration of the exceptional work taking place within our industry. The winning projects have demonstrated that the highways and transportation sector continues to produce first-class, exceptional schemes that contribute to the growth of the transport community and society.

“We would like to thank all those who submitted entries into this year’s Awards. The quality of projects continues to grow each year. Those who have been shortlisted should be incredibly proud.

“We hope that this year’s entries will inspire even more organisations to enter the Awards next year.”

CIHT would like to thank all those who contributed to this year’s event, including our sponsors for their generosity, Troxy London for their hospitality and all organisations who submitted their exceptional entries.

There were over 170 entries with 47 projects making it into the final shortlist in 14 categories. Congratulations to the winners of the 14 award categories (see below).

For more information, including summaries of each of the Winners, Highly Commended and Commended projects, please see  

CIHT Award Winners 2017
CIHT / Ringway Innovation Award
A-one+, Urbis Schréder and Highways England – M18, M621, M180 LED Sculp Gantry Lighting
CIHT Asset Management Award
Atkins and Transport Scotland – Transport Scotland Asset Management Improvement Programme
CIHT Diversity and Inclusion Award
Mott MacDonald – Advancing equality, diversity and inclusion
CIHT / Tarmac Health & Safety Award
Jacobs – mental health matters
CIHT / Costain Sustainable Transport Award
Integrated Transport Planning Ltd and Derby City Council – Derby Connected - Travel Advice Services
CIHT / Gatwick Airport Major Projects Award
Skanska UK, Jacobs and AECOM – M1 Junction 19 Improvement Scheme
CIHT / Colas Skills Award
Carillion and Morgan Sindall Joint Venture – A1(M) Leeming to Barton Improvement
CIHT Collaboration Award
Cheshire East Council, Ringway Jacobs, Eurovia and Jacobs – Working together in Cheshire East
CIHT Technology Award
AECOM – Maximising existing assets: and analytical approach to optimising traffic signals
CIHT / John Smart Road Safety Award
Transport for London – Roadworks Patrol
CIHT / Department for Transport Reducing Street Clutter Award
Ringway Hounslow Highways Ltd – Signing the way in Hounslow
CIHT / Department for Transport Inclusive Transportation Award
Scotland TranServ, Transport Scotland and Neatebox – Installation of Neatebox pedestrian application in Largs
CIHT Streets & Places Award
North Midland Construction PLC and Sheffield City Council – Grey to Green Phase 1 - Sheffield Riverside Business District
CIHT Sustainability Award
Hertfordshire County Council and Ringway Infrastructure Services – From PFI to LED
Additional categories

CIHT Young Professional of the Year 2017
Kaine Lynch, Senior Civil Engineer, TransportNI with the Department for Infrastructure Northern Ireland
CIHT Inspirational Leadership Award
Rachel White, European Managing Director, CH2M
CIHT Award 2017
Integrated Transport Planning Ltd and Derby City Council – Derby Connected - Travel Advice Services


Notes for editors
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