The CIHT North East & Cumbria celebrate the very best the region offers across the key areas of highways and transportation. They are open to everyone: members and non-members; small and large organisations; public, private and third sector. The Awards recognise the outstanding contribution that good projects and people make to our daily lives.
This year we are launching a new award, Innovation Project of the Year, alongside our regular awards - Project of the Year, Sustainability Project of the Year, Young Professional of the Year and Apprentice of the Year.
Winners will be announced at the North East & Cumrbia Annual Dinner on Thursday 17 October 2019 at The Crowne Plaza, Newcastle. With host, Gilly Hope, BBC Radio Presenter.
Attend to surround yourself with today's leaders and rising stars for an evening of celebration, networking and opportunities to entertain your clients and business partners.
The Apprentice of the Year Award, sponsored by Arup, recognises the efforts of one Apprentice who, in addition to undertaking their duties, has proven to be a rising star within the Region. During their time within the industry they consistently go above and beyond their daily duties and assist their colleagues with their professional
Sophie Dawson – Waterman Aspen
Julie Verrill – Cundall
Hollie Southern – Newcastle City Council
Our newly launched Innovation Project of the Year Award is to recognise projects that identify or apply new innovations and techniques that are of benefit to the highways and transportation industry in the North East & Cumbria, or have been developed by people working in the area. It can relate to design, construction, management, digital applications, product development or any other facet of the industry and include projects of any size.
A1(M) Ripon to Leeming Recycling – Amey Consulting and Hanson
OverHeadSafe – Carnell Group
The Project of the Year Award, sponsored by Mott MacDonald, is to recognise and encourage imaginative research, concepts and excellence within the highways and transportation industry where a marked positive benefit has been achieved in the North East & Cumbria or been produced by people working in the area. It can relate to design, construction, management, product development or any other facet of the industry and include projects of any size.
A1(M) J59-60 Concrete Barrier and Drainage Scheme – Carnell Group and Amey Consulting
A66 Morton Palms Roundabout Improvement – Amey Consulting
The Sustainability Project of the Year Award recognises projects, products, policy initiatives, research or strategies delivered in the past two years by the highways and transportation industry that can demonstrate a contribution to sustainable working and living in the North East & Cumbria or been undertaken by people working in the area. Entries can be made via this pro forma and you should look to provide a response to each section, demonstrating your reasons for your submission.
Broadway Roundabout to Brunton Lane Cycle Scheme – Newcastle City Council
EV Charging Network – South Tyneside Council
The Young Professional of the Year Award, sponsored by AECOM, recognises the efforts of one keen individual who demonstrates both a passion and genuine commitment to the development of themselves, in addition to others within the highways and transportation industry. Entries can be made via this pro forma and you should look to provide a response to each section, demonstrating your reasons for your submission.
Alistair Baldwin – Newcastle City Council
Tara McCully – Carnell Group
Deji Olaoye – Amey Consulting
Award entry forms can be downloaded from this site and completed entry forms should be received by 9 September 2019.
If you have any questions about the awards or dinner bookings, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or speak to one of our regional committee members