IRF 2007 Global Road Achievement Awards Competition
Vernier Geneva, Switzerland – The International Road Federation (IRF) has officially opened the 2007 Global Road Achievement Awards Competition. Started in 2000, this worldwide program seeks to honor and recognize Road Industry Projects throughout the world that demonstrate excellence and innovation.
Since the IRF began this annual competition, more than 60 projects from 2 dozen countries have been recognized for their contributions in the advancement of road development worldwide.
In 2007 the IRF will be accepting awards submissions in each of the following categories:
- innovative finance;
- technology, equipment & manufacturing;
- advocacy & lobbying;
- environmental mitigation;
- construction methodologyl
- maintenance managementl
- traffic management & intelligent transportation systems;
- program management;
- quality management.
Founded in 1948, the International Road Federation (IRF) is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization with members from both the public and private sectors in 90 countries worldwide. IRF promotes the development and maintenance of better, safer roads and road networks throughout the world, using technological solutions and management practices that provide maximum economic and social returns from road investment.