The Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) welcomed two new members this week.
Huyton Asphalt Ltd provides engineering and construction services. The company offers asphalt surfacing, adoption works, road scarifying, sweeping, ironwork adjustments, as well as estimation, procurement, and programming services.
James Blennerhassett, Managing Director of Huyton Asphalt, commented: “We are delighted to become members of LCRIG. We are excited to share our innovative approach to highway works with key industry figures and local authority decision-makers. In addition, we look forward to collaborating with the ‘highways community’ to deliver sustainable decarbonised future solutions.”
Go Traffic Management (GTM) are always looking for the latest innovations in traffic management and are delighted to announce they have joined the Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG). LCRIG supports the ‘highways community’ by organising and coordinating a suite of activities to facilitate collaboration and innovation. Recognising GTM is now one of the UK’s largest traffic management providers with local depot bases up and down the country, they have made significant investments in latest technologies, plant and fleet and are at the forefront in delivering solutions which are both effective and sustainable. GTM are really keen to share these with LCRIG members.
Jess Glover, Senior Business Development Manager at GTM, said “We are enthusiastic about our latest adventure by partnering with LCRIG. This is the next exciting step in our future as we share our innovations and continue to develop our existing relationships with councils, constructors and National Highways. We are also looking forward to creating new opportunities across the network expertly cultivated by the teams at LCRIG.”
A carbon-saving alternative to traditional methods of resurfacing roads is currently being used for the first time by VolkerHighways’ Bath and North East Somerset highways term maintenance team to carry out essential resurfacing works to the A368 at Chelwood, Somerset.
With just one week to go until LCRIG's Innovation Festival takes place at Newark Showground, the final programme for the event has been announced and features a wide range of speakers from across the highways community.