The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) West Midlands Awards 2016 took place at the ICC in Birmingham on 26th May.
The Design Services Bridge Maintenance Team were awarded the Highly Commended for Heritage Award for - Bidford Bridge accident response and repairs.
The judges were particularly impressed by the collaborative partnership approach and the innovative use of photogrammetric surveys and drawings to ensure matching of materials in a high quality finished outcome. This followed the collision of an agricultural crop sprayer with the ancient monument which crosses the River Avon in June 2015.
Awards were presented by Mark Downes, ICE West Midlands Chairman 2015-16, Professor Alice Roberts (guest speaker), and ICE Vice President, Zara Lamont, at an awards dinner attended by over 350 professionals working in the built environment.
A total of twenty diverse projects from across the West Midlands were entered for the awards and judged by a panel of chartered civil engineers.
Design Services Bridge Maintenance Team win
Highly Commended for Heritage Award for the Bidford Bridge Project
Zara Lamont - ICE Vice President, Professor Alice Roberts - Guest Speaker, Monica Fogarty, front - WCC Strategic Director for Communities, Mark Ryder, back - WCC Head of Transport & Economy, Steve Young - WCC Bridge Maintenance Manager,Shane Plumridge - WCC Project Supervisor, Mark Downes - ICE West Midlands Chairman 2015-16, Richard Roberts - WCC Project Manager
Zara Lamont - ICE Vice President, Professor Alice Roberts - Guest Speaker, Richard Roberts - WCC Project Manager, Mark Downes - ICE West Midlands Chairman 2015-16.