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IHE Branch Event

Online: National Highways Major Projects: Past, Present and Future

  • CPD Value: This event is awarded 1 CPD Hour
Dates Location Cost (ex VAT)
Tue 09 Jul 2024 Online via MS Teams FREE

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Time: 12-1pm

The IHE South Western Branch would like to invite you to their next lunchtime webinar on Tuesday 9th July 2024 presented by National Highways.


This event will give an overview of National Highways major projects in the South West region.

The Roads Investment Strategy (RIS) has meant that there has been, and continues to be, significant investment in the Strategic Road Network in the south west. The Major Projects directorate delivers these majors schemes that sit within the Regional Investment Programme (RIP). This talk will give an overview of schemes that have been delivered since the start of the RISs back in 2010 and are currently being delivered.

Presenter – Colin Bird, Regional Delivery Director, Major Projects, National Highways

Colin Bird is the Regional Delivery Director within Major Projects who is responsible for delivering several Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs) across the region. Colin is responsible for all aspects of these projects across the project lifecycle. Colin has been involved in major schemes for a number of years and prior to that worked within strategic planning, operations and organisational change.

The event will consist of a presentation, followed by a Q&A session.

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This event will be held on MS Teams.

Teams Guidelines

In order to ensure the smooth running of the session:
• Please join the meeting with your microphone muted.
• Please keep your microphone muted, unless you are invited to speak
• Please use the ‘hands up’, or chat function for general comments. There will be questions at the end.

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