Awards

Roads and Maritime Services pursuit of engineering and urban design excellence has been recognised on some projects.

Achievements in road design for Roads and Maritime Services projects include:

2010 - Great Western Highway upgrade, Leura to Katoomba

NSW Award for Excellence in landscape architecture on road transport infrastructure projects (for the built project)- 2010 Australian Institute of Landscape Architects NSW/Roads and Maritime Services.

2008 - Great Western Highway upgrade, Shell Corner (Katoomba)

Award for Excellence in landscape architecture on road transport infrastructure projects- 2008 Australian Institute of Landscape Architects NSW/Roads and Maritime Services NSW.

2008- Pacific Highway upgrade, Brunswick Heads to Yelgun 

Commendation - Planning Institute of Australia awards. The citation stated that the work is a 'tribute to the high design standards maintained by the NSW Roads and Maritime Services over many decades.'

2008 - North-West Bus T-way, Sydney 

Bronze - NSW Premier's awards in the 'delivering better services' category.

2008 - Liverpool to Parramatta Bus T-way, Sydney

Bronze - NSW Premier's awards in the 'delivering better services' category.

2007 - Spike Milligan Bridge, Woy Woy 

First place in its category - Civil Contractors Federation NSW Earth Awards 2007.

2007 - Hinton Bridge, Paterson River

Colin Crisp Award for excellence in engineering heritage - Institute of Engineers Australia awards.

2006 - M7 Motorway, Sydney Orbital 

Bradfield Award in recognition of exceptional engineering merit - Engineering Excellence awards.

2006 - Sea Cliff Bridge, Lawrence Hargrave Drive

Highly commended - Engineering Excellence awards.

2004 - Windsor Road upgrade, Western Sydney

The Windsor flood evacuation route won the 2004 Australian Institute of Landscape Architects award for planning in landscape architecture.

2003 - Pacific Highway upgrade, Yelgun to Chinderah

Excellence Award for environmental engineering -2003 Engineers Australia Engineering

2002 - Great Western Highway upgrade, Leura to Katoomba

Award of Excellence (now the State Award) for Leura to Katoomba Masterplan - Australian Institute of Landscape Architects NSW.

2000 - Eastern Distributor, Sydney

The project received the Bradfield award in recognition of exceptional engineering merit - Engineering Excellence awards.

Beyond the Pavement

Roads and Maritime Services urban design policy, procedures and design principles.

Recognition for Roads and Maritime Services Beyond the Pavement includes:

  • 2010 - Australia Award for Urban Design - Planning Institute of Australia.
  • 2010 - National Landscape Award - Australian Institute of Landscape Architects.
  • 2010 - Finalist Property Industry Award - Highly Commended - Australian Property Institute.
  • 2009 - Award for Excellence in Research and Communication - Australian Institute of Landscape Architects NSW
  • 2009 - Award for Excellence in Road Infrastructure Design - Australian Institute of Landscape Architects NSW.
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