Innovations

Electric vehicle charge points

Published on 20 August 2018

  Support saving 30%  carbon reduction by 2030 Respond to government proposals to ban petrol and diesel vehicles by 2030 Support a more eco-friendly fleet offering Read more...

Voice – Idea sharing platform

Published on 20 August 2018
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Results of our Kier Employee Engagement Survey found that employees said we need a place to innovate. We need to create a buzz around innovation. We proposed creating an online portal to integrate... Read more...

Speedy Hire Cargo Bikes

Published on 10 August 2018

On Tideway East we recognised that the number of deliveries could be reduced, especially when related to small tools and hence we looked for alternatives to van deliveries for small tools. Read more...

Safer Driver Behaviour

Published on 6 August 2018
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Highways England is committed to ensuring the safety of road users and workers on its network –the ambition is that “No-one should be harmed on the Strategic Road Network.” At present Highways... Read more...

Geotechnical Resilience Enhancement Measures

Published on 24 July 2018
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Severe weather events are widely recognised to impact the safety and performance of geotechnical assets (embankments and cuttings). Geotechnical assets on the Strategic Road Network (SRN) have been... Read more...

Strategic Road Network Simulation

Published on 24 July 2018
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As part of our Innovation, Technology and Research strategy, Highways England have been looking for higher risk project with a low technology readiness level (TRL) to push the boundaries of the... Read more...

Intelligent Excavation

Published on 24 July 2018
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Highways England aims to embark on developing a high-risk, low Technology Readiness Level (TRL) product that will enhance excavation activities, reducing the number of construction workers killed or... Read more...