ICE Yorkshire and Humber awards shortlist revealed

ICE recognises top engineering projects for Yorkshire and Humber Awards shortlist 2020.  

ICE Awards Winners 2019
ICE Awards Winners 2019

The Institution of Civil Engineers Yorkshire and Humber has released a shortlist of pioneering projects to be recognised at its annual Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2020. 

14 projects from the region have been shortlisted in the awards programme across two categories, with the third category winner being revealed on the night: 

Centenary Award

  • Mercia School, Sheffield - Sheffield City Council, Mott Macdonald, Bond Bryan, BAM Construction
  • Whitby Piers Coast Protection Scheme - Scarborough Borough Council, Royal HaskoningDHV, Balfour Beatty, TMS, Addison Plant Ltd 
  • Lincolnshire Lakes Flood Defence Scheme - North Lincolnshire Council, Mott MacDonald, VBA Joint Venture Ltd 

Smeaton Award;

  • Humber Bridge Hanger Replacement and Testing - Humber Bridge Board, Atkins, The Spencer Group, COWI
  • Damflask Reservoir – North Scour Pipe Upgrade - Yorkshire Water, Mott Macdonald, JN Bentley
  • Deepcar Access Road and Bridge - Bloor Homes, MDA Consulting, Esh Construction 
  • Lavers Bridge, Chesterfield - Bolsterstone Group, HSP Consulting Engineers Limited,        Henry Boot Construction Limited
  • Victoria Clough Culvert - Environment Agency, JBAB Bentley
  • Scarborough Bridge, York - City of York Council, Network Rail, West Yorkshire Combined Authority, AECOM, AmcoGiffen
  • Wakefield Road Realignment Project - City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council, Hinko Construction Ltd
  • River Aire Bridge Refurbishment - Network Rail, AmcoGiffen
  • Cottingham and Orchard Park Flood Alleviation Scheme Phase 1 - East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Pell Frischmann, Jackson Civil Engineering Ltd.

Sir John Fowler Award

  • HS2 Impact Assessment - Stantec
  • What challenges have the 2016 UK Government's BIM mandate brought to AFC SME's? - Leeds Beckett University, YORhub, thinkBIM.

The awards are held every year to showcase the outstanding work done by civil engineers from across the region over the past two years. They are divided into three categories; projects with a total cost in excess of £5 million compete for the Centenary Award, those less than £5 million can apply for the Smeaton Award, and projects centred around studies and research are eligible for the Sir John Fowler Award. 

In 2019 the Centenary Award was won by Hornsea Onshore Substation, the Smeaton Award was won by Knostrop Footbridge in Leeds, and the Sir John Fowler Award went to the Stategic Drainage Management Planning Pilots.

Entertainment, food and drinks will all be on the agenda at the black-tie event, at Sheffield City Hall on March 6, 2020, sponsored by YORhub, Balfour Beatty and Mott Macdonald. 

Book your table at the ICE Yorkshire and Humber Annual Gala Dinner and Awards 2020 now.