Award for the Best Use of New Technology in the Highways Industry 2016


2016 winner

Costain
Dartford Safety Cell

A unique vehicle profiling system combining multiple leading edge technologies to detect and manage non-compliant vehicles in the Dartford Tunnels Freeflow Charging Scheme.

Judges’ comment:

Detection of oversized vehicles and dangerous goods has resulted in improved traffic times

 


We are pleased to announce that the following are runner ups for the Best Use of New Technology in the Highways Industry 2016 award:

Tarmac
Transforming Norfolk’s Highways with Automated
Paving Technology

Highway Resource Solutions Ltd
Smart Taper

The Award for the Best Use of New Technology in the Highways Industry 2016 will be awarded to an organisation or local authority which can demonstrate that they have or are making a significant improvement to the highways industry through the implementation of new technology, this could be new software, innovative equipment or an ITS solution. The technology should have been deployed or have been on test for at least 12 months prior to entry with clear evidence of its benefits by deployment on one or multiple schemes.

  • Outline the objectives of the ITS or software solution.
  • Provide details of the challenges overcome while implementing the scheme.
  • Explain the benefits of the system to the road user and the community as a whole.
  • What has been the main impact of the scheme over the past 12 months and what are the future benefits to the highways industry?