Major Project of the Year

(Over €500 million)

Nominations for this category of ITA Tunnelling and Underground Space Awards are projects for which the major civil engineering works* have been completed between 1st January 2015 and 1st April 2017.

Major Project of the Year

Judges will consider project implementation and features that demonstrate:

  • Design and construction innovations developed for and during the project
  • Implementation of sustainable solutions
  • Overall approach to management of construction (methods and schedule) to successfully complete the excavation(s) within plan
  • Safety performance with records demonstrating Lost Time Injury Frequency Rates
  • Development of cost saving solutions
  • Demonstrated overall Owner satisfaction with completed work, including safety and quality performance
  • Public/community relations programs to bring public support to the project and mitigation of construction impacts
  • Demonstrate “value added” by all of the above
  • Other interesting features, commercial resolution, etc.

Winning projects will demonstrate successful completion of projects that inspire others and promote the use of underground space, further enhancing tunnelling and awareness of underground space benefits.

*Major Civil work includes the underground excavation and support of tunnels, caverns and cut and cover structures as applicable to the project