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Our vision is to be the Institute of Choice for Highway Engineers. Our mission is to provide professional development opportunities, support and leadership for individuals to achieve and maintain professional recognition.

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  • We’ve been registering engineers and technicians with the Engineering Council since 1972 and accrediting academic courses since 1989. We’re proud of our long history and provide our members with 50 plus years of highways experience.

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The IHE Highway Engineering Academy offers industry-led training in highway engineering. Through one of our specialist training courses leading to an industry-recognised Professional Certificate or Diploma, the HEA delivers the qualifications, skills and knowledge demanded by the highways industry which are in short supply today.

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Industry Event

Using Geosynthetics to Optimise Pavement Designs

  • CPD Value: This event is awarded 4 CPD hours.
Dates Location Cost (ex VAT)
Wed 09 Nov 2022 Macdonald Inchyra Hotel, Falkirk FREE Book now

Full Details

The guest speaker, Dr. Michael Gordon, Technical Director at WSP will present information on new DMRB standards and testing of performance based pavement foundations (MSL’s) with Light Weight Deflectometers (LWD).

Learn about our PDP partner Tensar’s approach to CD225 and how we design to the standard with our geogrids, including Tensar InterAx in the granular layers. 

Find out more about our Pavement Optimisation solution demonstrating our ability to carry out full pavement analysis. 

Hear from Sean Gibb, Director at Foster Contracting (North) Ltd discuss Asphalt Interlayers; discussing the importance of installation and using an experienced installer.


09:00-9:15 Welcome and Introduction
09:15-10:30 Keynote Speaker [Dr Michael Gordon] DMRB CD225 and testing with LWD
10:30 -10:45 Break & networking
10:45-11:45 Tensar Pavements – Design approach to CD225
11:45-12:30 Tensar Pavements – Rehab & Maintenance with asphalt interlayers
12:30-13:00 Q&A and summary
13:00 Lunch & networking

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IHE membership formally recognises your qualifications and industry experience. Join us and demonstrate your technical skills, qualifications and expertise to clients and employers.