Research Partnership into Lean Highways

LCI-UK is part of a new research partnership with the University of Salford, the Highways Agency, Costain, and academic partners the Universities of Cardiff and Nottingham Trent. The purpose of the partnership is to research, develop and implement the leaner construction and maintenance of highways in the UK.

The Salford Centre for Research and Innovation (SCRI) at the University of Salford is leading this research partnership which will focus on the application of lean thinking to the design and construction process designed to create improved project delivery to meet client needs and improved efficiency for constructors.