Highways Awards Winners revealed

29/01/2021

The first ever virtual Highways Awards on 28 January was a major success with a record audience, great humour from host Colin Murray and a huge buzz on social media.

You can watch the event on replay here.

Using the hashtag #HighwaysAwards20, viewers celebrated in style across the country, sending in pictures of everything from families gathered around laptops to watch the fun together, to virtual office parties and happy winners.

While the event normally packs around 500 people into the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London, for this night there were about 500 streams, which by standard TV rating measures suggests at least 1,200 people were watching live.

After a hard year, which forced the 2020 awards to be delayed until now, it was an emotional night but still an upbeat one, full of good humour thanks in no small part to Mr Murray, returning by popular demand after his champion performance for the 2019 Awards.

The sponsors made pre-recorded messages to the industry, while some spoke to Mr Murray by live video link or in the TV studio.

The chosen charity for the event was mental health charity Mind, which is grateful for all your generous, and much-needed donations at this challenging time.

Sponsors

  • Clearview Intelligence
  • Cold Comfort
  • Highway Care
  • Highways Jobs
  • Highways Magazine
  • Insitute of Highway Engineers
  • Kier
  • Mind
  • NWSRG
  • Road Expo Scotland
  • Shell Bitumen
  • SRL Traffic
  • Total
  • Traffex
  • Transport Network
  • WJ

Winners:

Apprentice of the Year Award: Sponsored by the Institute of Highway Engineers?

Winner: Aggregate Industries - Arti Limbachia

Highly Commended: Waterman Aspen Limited - Antony John Clewes

Highway Industry Product of the Year

Winner: HRS - Chevron Traffic Management - Smart Sign, innovative digital technology for smart motorway projects

Highly Commended: Solar Gates UK - INSTABOOM – Anti incursion barriers

Environmental Sustainability in the Highways Sector Award: Sponsored by Total

Winner: Skanska - Trumpington Park and Ride – Skanska on behalf of the Greater Cambridgeshire Partnership

Highly Commended: Connect Plus Services, Connect Plus, Skanska, Toppesfield, FM Conway & Atkins - State of the art thin surface course trials on the SRN containing 50% reclaimed asphalt

Road Enhancements and Marking Project of the Year Award: Sponsored by Highways Jobs

Winner: WJ Group, A14 Integrated Delivery Team & Highways England - A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme

Site Safety Initiative Award: Sponsored by Shell Bitumen

Winner: Kier Highways - INSTABOOM & INSTABOOM GS6 development on the M20 J3-5 SMP

Team of the Year Award: Sponsored by Highways Magazine

Winner: Tarmac Trading Limited - Silverstone Circuit Resurfacing

Highly Commended: Balfour Beatty VINCI - M6 junction 2-4 SMP

Award for the Best Use of New Technology in the Highways Industry: Sponsored by Clearview Intelligence

Winner: Sweco/Ayrshire Roads Alliance/Sustrans - Loans to Troon Active Travel Corridor

Highly Commended: Highways England - Technical Standards Enterprise System

Most Innovative Highway Authority Scheme of the Year Award: Sponored by Transport Network

Winner: Somerset County Council, AECOM, Whitemountain - Colley Lane Southern Access Road

Highways Maintenance Efficiency Award: Sponsored by Highway Care

Winner: Balfour Beatty Plant and Fleet Services in Partnership with Connect Plus Services - Vacuum Litter Picker

Highly Commended: Ringway and Highways England - A Collaborative Journey to Service Efficiency

Road Safety Scheme of the Year Award: Sponored by Cold Comfort

Winner: The Metropolitan Police and Transport for London - Casualty Reduction on the A10

Highways Partnership Award: Sponsored by WJ

Winner: BEAR Scotland and Scotland's Bravest Manufacturing Company - Supporting Scotland’s Armed Forces Veterans

Highly Commended: Leicestershire County Council and Morgan Sindall - partnership on the Midlands Highways Alliance framework

Major Project Award: Sponored by Road Expo Scotland

Winner: Highways England and the A14 Integrated Delivery Team - A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme – Much more than a road!

Highly Commended: Ringway Jacobs, Transport for London - Highbury Corner

Highly Commended: London Borough of Waltham Forest - Whipps Cross Interchange

Mental Health and Well-Being in the Highways Sector Award: Sponsored by Mind

Winner: Highway Traffic Management - Talk More

Winter Maintenance Award Sponsored by NWSRG

Grayson H & E Services and Sefton MBC – A new dedicated Winter Maintenance Depot in Sefton

Judges' Special Merit Award: Sponsored by SRL

Winner: Highways England and the A14 Integrated Delivery Team.

Lifetime Achievment Award: Sponsored by Kier

Winner: Bill Smith

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Support Engineer

£30.585 - £31.557
This is a great opportunity to join a thriving and passionate team. In return, we offer a range of benefits which include... Greenwich, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Royal Borough of Greenwich

Engineer (Design and Construction)

£32,234 - £35,745
Applications are sought from experienced Civil and Highways Engineers looking to further their careers in engineering Denbighshire (Sir Ddinbych)
Recruiter: Denbighshire County Council

Waste Services Driver / Loaders

£21,989 to £24,447 per annum
The waste and recycling service is offering Driver/Loader positions. You will need to be a HGV driver and hold your driver CPC card. York, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of York Council

Senior Environmental Health Officer

£40.869 - £43.860
We would like to hear from exceptional candidates with broad experience of Private Sector Licensing Schemes, enforcement, and with a... Greenwich, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Royal Borough of Greenwich

Vehicle Technician

£24,982 - £29,577 per annum
This role is permanent for applicants with a Class C Driving Licence.  Sandwell, West Midlands
Recruiter: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Senior Sustainability Officer (Homes)

£43,860 - £46,839 p.a. inc.
We are looking for a highly driven, creative, flexible and resilient candidate with understanding of... Brent, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Brent Council

Head of Climate, Environment and Waste – South Cambridgeshire District and Cambridge City Councils

£75,619 - £90,288 per annum
We’ve been recognised nationally for our environmental focus and efforts to lead local climate change issues. Cambourne, Cambridge
Recruiter: South Cambridgeshire District Council

Senior Engineer - Structures

£44,632 - £49,298
We’re looking for talented individuals to be part of our expanding team working on everything from local schemes to large £multi-million projects. Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Recruiter: Milton Keynes Council

Senior Technician (Structures)

£30.451 - £34.728
We’re looking for talented individuals to be part of our expanding team working on everything from local schemes to large £multi-million projects. Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Recruiter: Milton Keynes Council

Head of Parking & Customer Engagement

£56,100- £63,633 per annum
We are looking for a Head of Parking and Customer Engagement to join us at this critical time for Hounslow. Reporting to the Assistant Director of... London (Greater)
Recruiter: Hounslow London Borough Council

Head of Traffic & Capital Delivery

£56,100 - £63,633 per annum
We are looking for a Head of Traffic and Capital Delivery to join us at this critical time for Hounslow. Reporting to... London (Greater)
Recruiter: Hounslow London Borough Council

Environmental Health Officers (EHORB registered/chartered)

£37,638 - £43,659 per annum
We are looking for 2 x enthusiastic and driven environmental health practitioners to join the Rogue Landlord Taskforce as... Camden, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Camden London Borough Council

Principal Transport & Infrastructure Planning Officer

£51510 - £59400 per annum
Two year fixed term contract with a potential for extension, subject to budget and workload.Calling all transport planners - are you seeking a new ch England, Essex, Chelmsford
Recruiter: Essex County Council

Local Highways Officer

£22,183 - £32,234
We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate who preferably has experience of highway maintenance or a technical background. Cambridgeshire
Recruiter: Cambridgeshire County Council

Structures Asset Manager

£61,334 - £69,090 per annum (salary dependent on experience)
This full-time role will all be primarily based in KCC’s Ashford Henwood depot but travel within Kent will be expected to meet the demands of... Kent
Recruiter: Kent County Council

Highway Operations Manager

£31,339 to £35,754 per annum
The Council is committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to... York, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of York Council

HS2 Senior Highways Approvals Officer

£36984 - £38881 per annum
OverviewWith construction work well underway, the impact of High-Speed Two has already been felt by our local communities and businesses across the co England, Buckinghamshire, Aylesbury
Recruiter: Buckinghamshire Council

Principal Sustainability and Climate Change Officer

£40,876 – £42,821 per annum
This is an exciting time for an experienced professional to lead on measures to address the Council’s declaration of a climate emergency Trafford, Greater Manchester
Recruiter: Trafford Council

Deputy Team Manager

£43,860 - £46,839 p.a. inc.
The successful candidate will also be making sure that the practice within the team is fair and professional at all times. Wembley, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Brent Council

Head of Climate Action

£57,817 - £65,823
Driving change to address the climate emergency Stockport, Greater Manchester
Recruiter: Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

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