LCRIG announced as finalist for Highways Awards 2021
The Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) is extremely proud to announce their entry for the Highway Partnership category has been shortlisted for the final of the Highways Awards 2021, which takes place in London on 20th October 2021.
The Highway Partnership Award, sponsored by WJ Group, is 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.
LCRIG’s Secretariat, Susanne Ingham commented: “We are delighted to be shortlisted for this prestigious award. As a Community Interest Company (CIC), the sole objective of LCRIG is to ‘give back’ and drive forward for the benefit of all, non-competitively and collaboratively. The willingness to collaborate, communicate and to participate is the very heart of the partnership.”
A UK-wide £150,000 competition by the Trustees of the Rees Jeffreys Road Fund will close on 22nd October. The Trustees are offering grants of up to a possible £150,000, plus cash prizes of £5,000 for schools – to encourage new and creative thinking about what road users, and society as a whole, expect from the roads of the future.
Honouring the former council leader, who passed away in 2019, ‘Terry O’Neill Way’ is a 1.5km cycleway, with a brand new tarmac path, running between Hayley Road South in Burtonwood village, Warrington, and J8 of the M62.
TRL (Transport Research Laboratory) has published a paper to stimulate discussion among local authorities about the need and the means to achieve an integrated toolkit to improve decisions in highways asset management.