Highway Partnership Award 2016

2016 winners

Transport Scotland
Forth Road Bridge Closure and Re-opening

In December 2015 a partnership team involving Transport Scotland, Amey, Fife Council, Police Scotland, ScotRail and Stagecoach was put together to address the unexpected and unprecedented closure of the arterial Forth Road Bridge. The team successfully worked together to provide vital alternative travel plans and information for the public during this period.

Judges’ comment:

Developed within three days of the closure and communicated to commuters on the Monday morning



We are pleased to announce that the following are runner ups for the Highway Partnership Award 2016:

Kier Highways
BS 11000 Alliance

Bellavail IMS
Resolving Unadopted Roads on Behalf of (and at nil cost to) Local Authorities

Galliford Try
Lichfield Park Bridge

The Highway Partnership Award will be awarded to an organisation or highway authority that has driven or can demonstrate a collaborative approach designed to increase the benefits for society or its local community.
This should be demonstrated by key performance indicators which test the robustness of the partnership and the positive outcomes.

  • Outline the objectives of the partnership and how they have been measured to demonstrate delivery.
  • What are the benefits to the partnership in terms of improvements, in performance and in financial terms both tangible and intangible?
  • Give details of any obstacles overcome and methods used to identify achievements required and the deliverable timescale.
  • Explain how the partnership maybe developed further and what the long term benefits of the partnership are.