TV star Julia Bradbury to host Highways Awards

The celebrity host for this year’s Highways Awards evening will be Julia Bradbury, peripatetic presenter of ITV’s recent Britain’s Best Walks and Best Walks with a View travelogues.

Famous for co-presenting Watchdog and Countryfile, Ms Bradbury has also fronted Superbikes and the Powerboat Championship for Channel 4, and has been part of the National Lottery’s Big Night.

The gala evening dinner for the Awards (formerly the Highways Magazine Excellence Awards) will take place on 18th October at the Lancaster London.

There is still time to enter but the FREE online entry system closes today (30 June).

The categories are:

Most Innovative Highway Authority Scheme of the Year sponsored by Tripod Crest

Site Safety Initiative Award. Platinum sponsorship: Dynniq

Highway Partnership Award  sponsored by WJ

Road Marking Project of the Year sponsored by the Road Safety Markings Association

Team of the Year sponsored by Mway communications

Highway Industry Product of the Year. Platinum sponsorship: Shell Bitumen

Award for Environmental Sustainability in the Highways Sector. Platinum sponsorship: Total Bitumen

Road Safety Scheme of the Year sponsored by Keysoft Solutions

Major Project Award sponsored by Tarmac

Award for the Best Use of New Technology in the Highways Industry Platinum Sponsorship MVIS – Mobile Visual Information Systems

Highways Maintenance Efficiency Award sponsored by Kier

Apprentice of the Year sponsored by the Institute of Highway Engineers

Judges’ Special Merit Award sponsored by Archway Roadmaster

There is also the chance to win the prestigious Judges’ Special Merit Award 2017 where – in addition to the 12 category winners, highly commended and shortlisted – one entry is chosen that excels over others in its benefits to society as a whole, improved safety for all road users or workers and positive impact on the industry.

If you have been shortlisted, you will know by the end of August.

Table bookings are now open – reserve your table here.

Discounted hotel rooms now available – book your room here.

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