Morpeth Northern Bypass is a 3.8km single carriageway road with a separate 2.5m wide combined cycleway/ footway, four road junctions, two bridge structures, two underpasses with mammal shelves and one mammal tunnel along the route.
The Morpeth Northern Bypass Education Hub and Programme was developed by the site team after recognising the ecological and educational value the site could deliver to the local community, stakeholders and students. The Education Hub is both a virtual and physical classroom where the site ecological enhancements and mitigation are used to educate the importance of biodiversity on a larger scale and its impact locally.
To date the Educational Hub Programme has included:
Incidental to this it was pleasant to receive the ‘Community Engagement’ award in the CIRIA, BIG Biodiversity Challenge 2016.
Entry submitted by Carillion Construction Ltd
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