KEO was selected as the Environmental and Sustainability Consultant on the scheme, with its teams managing the CEEQUAL
process, including it into every day environmental application and which is anticipated to become the benchmark for infrastructure sustainability in the region.
Backed by the Institution of Civil Engineers, CEEQUAL
awards are made to projects in which the clients, designers and contractors go the extra mile to achieve distinctive environmental standards of performance.
is the civil engineering version of BREEAM, the environmental quality standard for buildings.
Similar to LEED for building construction and inspired by CEEQUAL
, Envision evaluates and rates the community, environmental and economic benefits of all types and sizes of infrastructure projects.
chief executive Roger Venables said any score above 90% was exceptional.
Members of the project team who worked on the road improvement scheme, known as 'Bulford Road - Johnston to Tiers Cross' received an Excellent CEEQUAL certificate from Sir John Armitt, President of the ICE, at an ICE event held in Abergele North Wales.
CEEQUAL Awards were received by: Richard Hird (Ramboll), Lee Rosser (Alun Griffiths Contractors), Tony Dinan and Chris Roberts (Atkins), and Rob Hamer (Pembrokeshire County Council).
They can thereby secure maximum credits under the responsible sourcing of materials sections of other standards, such as BREEAM, the Code for Sustainable Homes, and CEEQUAL
standards that are also recognised in some markets outside the UK.
The scheme has also recently secured a CEEQUAL
(Civil Engineering Environmental Quality Assessment) Excellent Whole Project Award with a score of 90.
In 2012 Section 4b (Junctions 28 to 29) received an excellent Interim Client and Outline Design Award from CEEQUAL
the Civil Engineering Environmental Quality Assessment & Awards Scheme.