CIHT Award Categories

Entries have now closed for 2020

New Awards & New Opportunities

The CIHT Awards have evolved to ensure the issues that the sector faces and the areas where the sector needs to excel are addressed. CIHT have introduce new awards to guarantee focus is given to these areas and that they will resonate even more with your audiences.


Showcase Your Work and Tell Your Story

With 12 categories from Healthy Transport to International Award there is an award that best represents your organisations achievements and gives you a platform to tell your story


Categories at A Glance

CIHT / Ringway Climate Change Award

This award recognises projects or strategies by the highways and transportation industry that demonstrate a contribution to sustainable working practices, address climate change and creates environmental benefits with a global or local impact.


Collaboration Award

This award recognises those that have shown dedication to working in collaboration with other teams, organisations and/or sectors to deliver real solutions.


Creating Better Places Award

This award recognises how outstanding design and implementation of schemes in towns and cities improve the places around them.


Employer of the Year Award

This award recognises employers that have made an outstanding effort in engaging with their employees.


Engineering Award

This award recognises exceptional engineering solutions in the highways and transportation sector that have delivered creative and resilient solutions.


Healthy Transport Award

This award recognises the contribution of transport to the health of the population.


Innovation of the Year Award

This award recognises innovation in the industry, this could be in terms of research, technology and new processes.


International Award

This award recognises outstanding examples of highways and transportation infrastructure or services from outside the UK and Ireland.


Road Safety Award

The Road Safety Award, in memory of John Smart, recognises outstanding achievements which improve road user safety through excellent practice, design and technical application.


Team of the Year Award

This award is aimed at celebrating the achievements of teams working within organisations in the Highways and Transportation sector.


Transport Planning Award

This award recognises the value of transport planning in achieving positive outcomes for the benefit of the public, in creating new communities or on reducing the adverse impact of transport on communities.


Transportation Professional of the Year Award

This award recognises a CIHT member who has made an excellent contribution to the Highways and Transportation profession this year and demonstrates the values of CIHT.


Help and Support

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