Entry FAQs


A. The Highway Awards are open to any individual/team working within a UK Local Authority and/or supporting commercial organisation. This does not exclude organisations outside of the UK but they MUST have worked on a UK-based Highway Maintenance or Traffic Related Industry scheme/product.

A. The categories are judged by leading experts representing all four corners of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. In addition, there are also specialist judges for certain categories.

A. The judging criteria for each category of award differs. Specific requirements for each can be found under the Categories menu. Please remember to check you have met each of these criteria. More general information on what the judges are looking for is shown under the How to Enter menu. A key consideration is the quality of the improvements each nomination has made to the UK's Highway Maintenance and Traffic Related Industry.

A. The closing date for nominations is 8th July 2022.

A. Our finalists will be announced in August 2022.

A. Judges will consider nominations covering any time period from October 2021 to the present day.

A. Absolutely! If you don’t enter, you won’t win, and every nomination is treated on its own merits, regardless of whether you have been successful in previous years. If you are a previous winner, try and win again. Others have. If you have been a previous finalist then go for it, and try and win this time round.

A. Please follow the recommended word counts shown on the nomination forms. As a general guide, each nomination should be between 500 and 850 words in total. Any words over the 850 maximum will be discarded.

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