The IHE Council has a casual vacancy for a student member to represent other students at its various meetings and events.
The IHE is offering a free place at each of the professional development courses to any IHE Student/Apprentice member who would be interested in attending.
Find out what has been happening in the IHE Scottish Branch.
This year the Southern Branch decided that it was time to revisit some of the principles of collaboration and test the benefits.
The IHE has taken on additional facilities in Birmingham to further improve the training and development courses and events it provides both to members and non-members.
Nick Johnson from Vaisala Ltd, one of the tutors on the IHE's Winter Service Professional Qualification, has been selected to present a paper at the XVth PIARC International Winter Road Congress 2018 in Gdansk, Poland in February 2018.
The 17th Annual International Conference on Asphalt Pavement Engineering and Infrastructure will be held on 21-22 February 2018 in Liverpool.
The UK’s local authority A road network needs an immediate injection of £200 million to tackle the high risk road sections, according to a report out today from charity the Road Safety Foundation, in partnership with Ageas UK.
Road Safety Week, 20th-26th November, is the UK's biggest road safety event, coordinated annually by Brake, the road safety charity.
The amendment regulations were laid before Parliament yesterday and come into force on 13 December.
The IHE has launched new professional certificates in asset management and traffic sign design this autumn and has put out a call for candidates to undertake the first courses at a reduced cost.
The IHE Mercia Branch are now calling for entries for the 2018 awards evening which will be held again at the Holiday Inn Birmingham City Centre on 19th April 2018.
Just a reminder that membership fees are due on 1st January 2018.
A big congratulations to all our new members who have been elected and to those who have transferred their grade or achieved their Professional Registration following our Membership meeting in October.
Congratulations to those who recently achieved IHE Professional Certificates in their specialist subjects.
IHE Chief Executive, Richard Hayes will be speaking at the new Highways Code of Practice Seminar on 16th November in London.
Read the latest news stories from the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group.
The winners for this year’s Highways Awards (formerly Highways Magazine Excellence Awards) were revealed on Wednesday evening in the prestigious Nine Kings Suite at the Lancaster London!
Our Scottish Branch is now active again and recently had its first technical evening on routes to membership, which was well received by the branch members.
Diane Ware, IHE council member for equality issues, discusses the IHE's continued efforts to boost diversity.
The annual Mercia Branch Golf Day was held again at The Shropshire Golf Centre in Telford on 15 September.
Today, 9 October 2017, marks the fiftieth anniversary of the breathalyser. In recognition of this, PACTS has called on the UK Government to renew the fight against drink driving.
A big congratulations to Andrew Parfitt, South Gloucestershire Council, winner of the JCT Symposium Treasure Hunt sponsored by the IHE.
From January 2017 the Engineering Council requires all Professional Engineering Institutions to undertake random sampling of their professionally registered members’ Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
Notice is hereby given that an EGM of the members of the Institute of Highway Engineers will be held at the IHE offices, floors 32-34, 286 Euston Road, London on 18 October 2017 at 16:45 hours.
The Board of EngineeringUK has agreed to increase the registration fees by approximately 3% in 2018. This increase is based on the funding requirements of the EngineeringUK and the Engineering Council
A warm welcome to our new members who were elected at our Membership and Qualifications Committee meeting on 2 August 2017.
The IHE are working with the National Winter Services Research Group on the revisions to Appendix H of the Highways Code of Practice.
The shortlisted entrants for this year’s Highways Awards (formerly Highways Magazine Excellence Awards) have been revealed.
Distributed to every IHE member, the Members Handbook is a fantastic and focussed way of getting your message to the members of the Institute whilst showing your support and commitment to the organisation at the same time.
We are pleased to announce that our new membership system is now live. You can login to view your membership status, print your invoice, pay your subscription, update your details, connect with your branch and much more.
The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has published its second Annual Assessment of Highways England’s Performance covering 2016/17.
The Engineering Council have announced their new Strategic Plan for 2018-2020. It will steer the Engineering Council’s work for the next three years.
The annual awards for the best submissions in a professional review were awarded at the June IHE AGM.
On one of the hottest days of the year IHE teamed up with Engineers Without Borders UK to hold the grand finals of the Engineering for People Design Challenge Grand Finals at Siemens Crystal in London.
The 44th annual general meeting of the IHE was held on 22 June at the Oxford Spires Hotel, where the results of the ballot for vacancies for members of Council were announced.
EngineeringUK is today announcing the appointment of Mark Titterington as their new Chief Executive.
In the wake of the General Election, the Road Safety Markings Association has written to new and returning Members of Parliament to urge a continued focus on the fundamental essentials that make up an effective road network.
The entries submitted this year were strong with the judges expressing comment on the quality of the submissions for this year which shows that the awards evening continues to grow in stature amongst working in the highways industry with several new companies entering for the first time.
Ride to Work Week 19th to 25th June 2017 is an annual campaign to share the advantages of commuting on two wheels.
IHE members are invited to vote in a current ballot which is being held for SIX vacancies on the IHE Council for the three year period following this year's AGM.
The South Western branch awards event took place on 11th May at Sandy park Exeter. The awards were part of the Branch AGM and a one-day seminar focussing on Sustainability.
The 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Highway Engineers will be held on 22nd June 2017 at Oxford Spires Hotel Abingdon Road, Oxford OX1 4PS commencing at 4.45pm.
The Scotland branch of the Institute of Highway Engineers are pleased to confirm that the branch is now functional with a new committee in place with plans for holding technical evenings in the near future. These events will be notified to all members in due course.
IHE corporate partner, WJ, delivered an exceptional Innovation Day recently, which was their first in London.
Police across the country are taking part in the National Motorcycle Week of Action stopping riders and issuing fixed penalties, warnings and advice.
Awarded to an individual working in the highways industry for the first time who has made a considerable contribution in the workplace.
The new version 3.4 of the UK’s most popular traffic sign software makes bus lane signs easy and addresses sign illumination.
The DfT has published an Advice Note on the adoption of roads in England so that they become maintainable at public expense.
IHE are pleased to announce that following a licence review by the Engineering Council during March.
The IHE traffic signs group has been assisting the DfT in the review of the various chapters of the Traffic Signs Manual.
For the first time IHE have joined up with Engineers Without Borders UK, who run the Engineering for People Design Challenge, which challenges students across UK universities to take on real world issues.
There is still time for members to put themselves forward for vacancies which have become available on Council in June.
Many thanks to the members and visitors who attended the very successful Traffex event at the NEC Birmingham last month.
The All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group (APPCG) has today (Tuesday, 2nd May) published its report ‘Cycling and the Justice System’ which calls for the next Government in June to look again at the loophole which allows over 8,500 drivers with 12 points or more on their licences to escape a ban.
The South Western Branch is hosting their annual seminar and awards on 11th May at Sandy Park Exeter. To make this event a success we will need your support.
Don't forget to visit the IHE at stand J61 at Traffex 2017 to find out about free membership and to enter our free draw.
Highways England are launching their latest campaign today (31st March) aimed at roadworthiness and encouraging people to check their vehicles before making their journeys.
The National Engineering and Construction Recruitment Exhibition returns on 31st March - 1st April in Birmingham. The IHE will be on hand to offer advice on membership, professional registration and career progression.
In February Highways England, who have been working in conjunction with British Water, hosted a drainage innovation exchange in Birmingham to share ideas and generate an interest in innovative highways drainage solutions.
Transport Network talks to the IHE’s chief executive, Richard Hayes, about the pitfalls and opportunities of the new risk-based approach to well managed highways.
The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) has called on the Department for Transport to set up a UK Road Collision Investigation Branch in order to help bring down the number of deaths and injuries on the roads.
IHE Mercia Branch are delighted to announce this year’s shortlisted entries for the 2017 awards.
The IHE South Western Branch have extended the deadline for entries for their 2017 awards to 28th March.
The IHE have today, 14th March, launched a revised guidance document on Highway Risk and Liability at Central Hall, Westminster.
IHE are holding a press launch for the revised guidance document at Central Hall Westminster on 14 March and are organising one-day courses for Highway Engineers and Risk Managers to learn about the revisions to the Highway Risk & Liability Guide.
The 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Highway Engineers will be held on 22 June 2017 in Oxford commencing at 4.30pm.
The IHE Council have agreed that membership subscription fees will again be raised in 2018 in line with Retail Price Increase.
A small number of vacancies have become available on Council in June when members reach their end of term or step down.
On the 24th November 2016, Stephen Webb (IHE Junior Vice President) formed part of the invited presenting panel at the Hofmann Technology Day & International Expo 2016.
An opportunity has arisen to join a specialist team with the Warwickshire County Council’s Design Services Group.
This document provides information on changes to the methods used to prescribe traffic signs in the 2016 Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions.
Pioneering motorcycle and sidecar racer Maria Costello MBE has been appointed as Rider Ambassador by Britain’s biggest road safety charity IAM RoadSmart.
PACTS is holding a major conference, supported by Highways England, to explore how road traffic collision investigation procedures can be improved in the UK.
The Engineering Council are looking to recruit a Senior Executive to join their very busy Licensing team.
Congratulations to Mr J Kane FIHE on winning the £100 M & S Voucher for completing our Members' Survey.
Many congratulations to Roger Mackintosh, Senior Executive Officer, Traffic and Engineering, Department for Transport, on being awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list.
IHE’s South Western branch is calling for entries for their 2017 awards. The branch is inviting submissions of outstanding projects within the South Western branch region.
Achieve your engineering technician success in 2017 with this 2 day workshop from the IHE.
The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has published its update report into Highways England’s capital planning, asset management and data reporting.
Read the industry report from the Transport Scotland hosted event: Roads North of the Border, held in Glasgow on Wednesday 25th January 2017.
Visit the IHE stand at the National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition on 31st March 2017 in Birmingham for advice on membership, professional registration and career progression.
Young driver and rider safety is a key priority for many involved in UK road safety. This report gives a good overview of the challenges, the ways in which safety is being improved across Europe and pointers for the UK.
Complete our membership/diversity survey to win £100 M&S voucher.
APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) are hosting a seminar on 9th February in Oxford.
The ICE would like to hear about your experiences, the projects you’ve been working on, and the challenges you’ve confronted or overcome to help shape their efforts to support industry and drive forward the uptake of SuDS.
IHE corporate sponsor WJ is holding a free Innovation Day on the 'Future of road marking services' on 29 March at the Excel Centre in London.
The APPG for Cycling have launched an inquiry called ‘Cycling and the Justice System’. They will be holding 4 evidence sessions in January and February, and are asking for written evidence in advance of those sessions.