The International Road Federation (IRF Global) is proud to announce the recipients of the prestigious IRF Global Road Achievement Awards, recognizing exemplary contributions and achievements in the field of transportation infrastructure. The awards ceremony, held on November 16, 2023, at the IRF Global R2T Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, celebrated the innovative and transformative projects shaping global mobility’s future.

This year’s winners represent a diverse range of projects and initiatives that have demonstrated excellence in the development, management, and sustainability of road and transportation systems. The awards ceremony brought together leaders, innovators, and visionaries from the transportation industry to applaud and honor the outstanding efforts of these organizations and individuals.

The IRF Global Road Achievement Awards (GRAA) acknowledge excellence and serve as a platform to share best practices, inspire future innovations, and foster collaboration within the global transportation community.

Patrick Sankey, the President & CEO at IRF Global, commented on the significance of the awards, saying, “These awards showcase the dedication and ingenuity of individuals and organizations committed to advancing the field of transportation. The winning projects serve as beacons of inspiration for the industry, demonstrating what can be achieved through innovation, collaboration, and a commitment to sustainable practices.”

The IRF Global Road Achievement Awards continue to be a symbol of excellence in the transportation industry, honoring those who have made a lasting impact on the way we connect and move people and goods. Congratulations to all the winners for their outstanding achievements.

The winners in each category are as follows:

Asset Preservation and Maintenance Management
Innovative Pavement Management System & Sustainable Roads in the City of Dubai
Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai

Construction Methodology
Zigana Tunnel Project
Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, Republic of Turkiye

Nanjing Jiangxinzhou Yangtze River Bridge
Nanjing Public Project Construction Center

Environmental Mitigation
Xingyi Ring Expressway In Guizhou
Guizhou Highway Engineering Group Co., Ltd

Program Management
The Milford Road Alliance Downer New Zealand & Waka Kotahi
NZ Transport Agency

Project Finance and Economics
Construction of 2nd Niger Bridge Linking Anambra & Delta States & Access Road from Existing Benin-Asaba Expressway to Approach Link Road to 2nd Niger Bridge in Delta State
Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Nigeria

Quality Management
Eğiste Hadimi Viaduct
Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, Republic of Turkiye

Aerogel Modified Bituminous Materials (aMBx)
Arizona State University

Ascendi’s Road Safety Action Plan 2020-2023

Technology, Equipment & Manufacturing
Development, Deployment, and Testing of A Motorcycle Collision Alert System (Mcas) To Improve Safety for Riders In Malaysia
Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS)

Traffic Management and Intelligent Transportation Systems
Expansion and Reconstruction Project of the Taian-Zaozhuang Section of the Beijing-Taiwan Expressway
Shandong Hi-Speed Construction Management Group Co., Ltd

Urban Planning and Mobility
Saadiyat Lagoons Project
Aldar Projects

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