Spot the robot dog hits the road for National Highways
National Highways, BAM Ritchies and Aecom are trialling Spot the robot dog, carrying geotechnical surveys across the South West.
Balfour Beatty Atkins pushed new boundaries in the handover of major highway projects to the maintenance contractor through its work on the A19 Norton to Wynyard improvement scheme in the North East. Its work secured the joint venture the Digital Innovation in Asset Management trophy at the Digital Construction Awards 2023. Denise Chevin spoke with AtkinsRealis practice manager Brian Russell to learn more.
National Highways has adopted a new drone flight management system, which it says will speed up the process for drone operators looking to fly near the agency’s roads and improve safety through better co-ordination and visibility of flights.
National Highways has dismissed concerns about cyber security after it was revealed that that agency had misplaced 125 electronic devices, including hard drives, laptops and iron key storage devices.