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Chartered Status For Sophie

11 January 2010

Sophie May, a civil engineer working on the Costain Church Village bypass project, has become chartered and now joins the illustrious membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

Sophie has also been nominated for the coveted Karen Burt Memorial Award that is made annually to a woman engineer of high calibre who has newly attained full corporate membership and Chartered Engineer status through her relevant institution.

Sophie, who lives in Caerphilly, joined Costain in 2003 having graduated as a civil engineer from the University of Warwick. During her time with Costain she has worked on the A34 Chieveley, Sirhowy, Porth Relief Road, A2/A282 Dartford and is currently managing the road works associated with the Church Village bypass.

Barry Woodman, Project Manager for Costain, said: "Sophie has worked extremely hard to achieve this prestigious award and nomination and her efforts are acknowledged in her role at Church Village not only in terms of her engineering skills but also the support she has provided to schools and wider community."

Sophie added: "It has been hard work but I have received tremendous support from the team at Costain and I am proud to have achieved my chartered status and the nomination for the Karen Burt Memorial Award."