IRF Announces Winners of 2018 Global Road Achievement Awards

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LAS VEGAS —  The International Road Federation has announced the winners of the 2018 IRF Global Road Achievement Awards during the IRF Global R2T Conference & Expo.
This year, the IRF honors 11 projects from around the world, each leading the way in innovation across major road & highway disciplines. The selection was made by an international panel of senior road development specialists.

"As an industry, we understand the importance of setting a long term agenda for our research activities and capital investments" said IRF Chairman Abdullah Al-Mogbel. "By promoting innovations and the successes in our industry, we can provide a forward-looking road map for others to follow".

The winning projects this year range from a floating bridge across lake Washington to weather-responsive variable speed enforcement systems.

Winners of the 2018 GRAA competition:

Asset Preservation & Maintenance Management
Pehko Project 2015-2025: Improving Productivity of Paved Road Asset Management
by Roadscanners Oy, Finland

Construction Methodology
SR 520 Floating Bridge and Landings Project
by Kiewit/General/Manson, a Joint Venture

Design
Waterview Connection
by Well-Connected Alliance

Environmental Mitigation
Inje-Yangyang Tunnel
by Daewoo E&C

Program Management
The Jahra Road and Jamal Abdul Nasser Street Developments
by Pace/Louis Berger & Public Authority for Roads & Transportation (PART), Kuwait

Quality Management
Implementation of RFID Technology in Traffic Signs Database Inventory
by the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, University of Zagreb

Research
RUCONBAR
by the Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Zagreb

Safety
Weather Responsive Intelligent Variable Speed Enforcement System
New Airport Hiway Co., Ltd (NAH)

Technology, Equipment & Manufacturing
Autonomous TMA
Royal Truck & Equipment

Traffic Management and Intelligent Transportation Systems
iCITE® Data Aggregator
Eberle Design, Inc.

Urban Planning & Mobility
The Geofencing Oslo Demo
Norwegian Public Roads Administration

Detailed information on each of the winning projects can be found in the 2018 GRAA Book of Winning Projects.

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