A high-risk road is like a staircase without a hand rail – and we know what to do to reduce risk to users in both cases. This is the basis of a presentation by Dr Suzy Charman, Executive Director of charity the Road Safety Foundation, at a conference* in London on 27th February.
Bernard Butler and former Institution of Works and Highways Management (IWHM) President and Treasurer passed away on the 10th January and was laid to rest at Frensham’s St Marys church on the 2nd February.
The IHE has received several requests for best practice guidance to be issued to assist local highway authorities in recovering costs for third parties who have damaged the highway or any of its apparatus.
The IHE are shortly to launch a new Professional Certificate and Diploma in Road Safety Engineering.
The IHE Southern Branch have two events coming up for IHE members.
The Highway Inspectors Board, managed by IHE is seeking to prepare a further competence standard for Inspectors working on behalf of Highway Authorities.
The IHE's Professional Certificate in Temporary Traffic Management design is becoming the industry standard for such works and has been shortlisted for an award, courtesy of Virtus Ltd, at Highways England’s Health Safety and Wellbeing Celebration event in early March.
Greg Clark MP, the Secretary of State for Business was present at a breakfast round-table event attended by IHE CEO Richard Hayes at the Royal Academy of Engineering in January.
IHE CEO Richard Hayes attended a meeting of the Royal Academy for Engineering’s E4E group where a progress report was given on the development of the new T level qualification.
Jonathan Pearson, IHE Senior Vice President, recently attended the Launch of Highways England’s Good Design Vision and Principles seminar.