ICE Yorkshire & Humber Awards 2017 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the ICE Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2017 has been announced – revealing which schemes are in the running to be recognised as the region’s most outstanding civil engineering projects

The results will be announced live on 3 March 2017 in York.
The results will be announced live on 3 March 2017 in York.

Awards are made for civil engineering projects with a regional dimension in recognition of achievement, excellence or innovation in civil engineering. 20 projects have been shortlisted across three awards categories – schemes in excess of £5m, those less than £5m but more than £500,000, and those costing less than £500,000.

Mark Duquemin, ICE Awards Secretary for Yorkshire and Humber, said "The standard of the nominations was high and we were really impressed by some of the great work that is happening in the region. I would like to thank all the nominees for taking the time to put forward an entry and helping to raise the profile of the profession. We had to make some tough choices to decide on the shortlist."

The results will be announced at the ICE Yorkshire and Humber Gala Dinner, supported by GHD, on Friday 3 March 2017 at the National Railway Museum in York. ICE President Professor Tim Broyd will make the presentations. Book your ticket today.

Full list of projects shortlisted:

Nominees: Sir John Fowler Award, for projects less than £500k

Broomhead Bridge, Sheffield Streets Ahead Programme, Bolsterstone, Sheffield
Amey (client and designer), Henry Boot Construction Limited (contractor)

Brow Wood Underbridge, Whitby
Network Rail (client), OVE Arup & Partners Ltd (designer), Balfour Beatty, Balvac (contractor)

Digley IRE Valve Tower Metalwork Replacement Scheme, Holmbridge, Huddersfield
Yorkshire Water Services Ltd (client), Mott MacDonald Bentley (MMB) Ltd (designer and contractor), Nomenca Ltd, Coopers Painting Ltd, Circle Control Ltd, Capital Safety Ltd. (contractors)

Flamborough Head Sewerage Pumping Station
Mott MacDonald Bentley Limited (client and designer), Northern Powergrid (Yorkshire) Plc, TCS Ltd. Circle Control & Design Systems, Burn Fencing, Craven Forestry (contractors), Yorkshire Water Services

Housing Leeds Investment Strategy
Leeds City Council (client), Arup (designer), Leeds City Council (contractor), Turner and Townsend (project management), WCEC (architects)

Nominees: Smeaton Award, for projects greater than £500k and less than £5m

Butterley Spillway Improvement Works, Marsden
Yorkshire Water Services (client), Mott MacDonald Bentley Limited (designer and contractor)

Haigh Lane, Barnsley
Network Rail (client and designer), Ove Arup & Partners Limited (designer), Balfour Beatty (contractor)

Linton Bridge Stabilisation Works, Collingham
Leeds City Council (client), Mott MacDonald (designer), BAM Nuttall (contractor), Department for Transport

SHB/66 - White Cross Lane Railway Overbridge, Barnsley
Network Rail (client), Arcadis (designer), AMCO Rail (contractor)

Stage @TheDock, Hull
Wykeland Group (client), Enjoy Design Ltd), Alan Wood & Partners (designers), Hobson & Porter (contractor)

Nominees: Centenary Award, for projects £5m and over

A160 Port of Immingham Improvements Project
Highways England (client), Jacobs (designer), Costain (contractor)

Bransholme Storm Water Pumping Station, Hull
Yorkshire Water Services (client), Black & Veatch (designer and contractor)

Chantry Cottages – Dutch River, Goole
Environment Agency (client), JBA Bentley Ltd (designer and contractor), Arcadis

East Riding Leisure, Bridlington
East Riding of Yorkshire Council (client), East Riding Infrastructure and Facilities, Mason Clark Associates, Capita (designers), BAM Construction (contractor), Faithful and Gould (cost consultant), Sheerwater (swimming pool consultant), Local Authority; Coastal Communities Fund; Sport England (significant funders)

Great Yorkshire Way, Doncaster
Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council (client), Mott MacDonald (designer), Carillion Construction Services (contractor), Peel Group, Verdion Properties LLP (formerly Helioslough), Harworth Group (formerly part of UK Coal). Significant funder: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (significant funders and developers adjacent to Great Yorkshire Way)

Kirkstall Forge, Leeds
CEG (client), WYG Group Plc, Planit-IE (Planit Intelligent Environments) (designers), I&H Brown (contractor), Leeds City Council (contract administrator)

M1 J39-42 Smart Motorway, Wakefield
Highways England (client), HHJV (Hyder Halcrow Joint Venture) (designer), bmJV (BAM Nuttall Morgan Sindall Joint Venture) (contractor)

Sandsend Road Slope Stabilisation and Coastal Protection Scheme, Whitby
North Yorkshire County Council (client), Royal Haskoning DHV (designer), Balfour Beatty (contractor), Jacobs (project management on behalf of NYCC)

Tinsley Bus Rapid Transit, Sheffield
South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (SYPTE) (client), Sheffield City Council (designer), Carillion (contractor), Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council (designer of Fitzwilliam Bridge)

Willerby and Derringham Flood Alleviation Scheme (WaDFAS)
East Riding of Yorkshire Council (client), Pell Frischmann (designer), Balfour Beatty (contractor), Mason Clark Associates (preliminary design), Hull City Council (funding), Environment Agency (funding), European Union - ERDF 2007-13 (funding), Wright Civil Engineering (phase 1 contractors)