Carol Valentine is the Highways Project Manager at Kent County Council and the deputy chair of the esteemed National Winter Service Research Group.
Project managing an exciting innovation project in partnership with Amey plc. Kent County Council in collaboration with Amey have been successful in being awarded £1.95m by the Department for Transport and ADEPT to run a Live Lab for a two-year period.
The Live Labs will embed SMART infrastructure in everyday highway service delivery in a meaningful way that communities can engage with and understand. This intelligence-led approach to asset management could lead to significant benefits to the service in terms of efficiencies, network resilience and customer experience.