Highways UK's success is built upon bringing together the right people and organisations from across the whole of the UK's highways sector at scale in an environment that ignites ideas and relationships. As the event looks forward to its fifth anniversary, content director Paul Wheeler outlines priorities for the coming year.
The strategic road network is relied upon by the vast majority of the country's population, and with a large national pipeline of highways works, we must invest in the skilled workforce and innovative solutions required to deliver this, says Phil Clifton, Managing Director of Balfour Beatty's Highways business.
The public have understandably high expectations of our first-world country's infrastructure, expectations that are not met by the conditions they experience almost literally on their doorstep, as Claire Gowson, Principal Consultant, Atkins, explains
James Haluch, Amey's highways managing director sets out the thinking behind the company's Vision 2030 as a coherent industry-wide approach that puts safety and diversity at the heart of technological advances
Ross Fairley, head of the Burges Salmon Renewable Energy and Electric Vehicle teams, reflects on the infrastructure to facilitate the transition to electric vehicles
Dr Gavin Bailey
The contribution of heavy goods vehicles on air quality has shot up the agenda following publication of the Government's recent Road to Zero strategy. And with increasingly demanding consumers, the freight industry is heading towards rapid change, believes TRL's Gavin Bailey