Bentley Systems Announces Winners of Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twin cloud services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, has announced the winners of the Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards. The annual awards program honors the extraordinary work of Bentley users advancing design, construction, and operations of infrastructure throughout the world.

Twelve independent jury panels of industry experts selected 54 finalists from 571 nominations submitted by more than 440 user organizations in more than 60 countries.

Bentley Systems acknowledged 18 Year in Infrastructure Awards winners and nine Special Recognition Awards winners at a ceremony and gala on October 24 at the conclusion of the Year in Infrastructure 2019 Conference in Singapore. 

Year in Infrastructure 2019 Special Recognition Awards winners:

Advancing Urban Planning through Digital Twins

  • Civil Engineering and Development Department, Hong Kong SAR Government and AECOM

The Town Plaza Urban Design Study for the Establishment of the Kwu Tung North, New Development Area Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region.

Advancing Industrial Sustainability through Digital Twins

  • MCC Capital Engineering & Research Incorporation Ltd.

Henan Jiyuan Iron & Steel, 80MW High-Temperature Ultrahigh-Pressure Gas Power Generation Energy-Saving Renovation Project Jiyuan, Henan Province, China.

Digital Cities Award for Comprehensive Roadway Digital Twins

  • Shenzhen Highway Engineering Consultant Co., Ltd.

Yangang East Interchange Project Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China.

Digital Cities Award for Comprehensive Water Digital Twins

  • Águas do Porto, EM

H2PORTO Technological Platform for the Integrated Management of Porto’s Urban Water Cycle Porto, Porto, Portugal.

Advancing Infrastructure Resilience through Digital Twins

  • Italferr S.p.A.

The New Polcevera Viaduct Genova, Liguria, Italy.

Advancing Construction Industrialization through Digital Twins

  • Heilongjiang Construction High-Tech Capital Group Co., Ltd.

Smart and Digital Application in Heilongjiang Construction Industry Modernization Demonstration Park Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province, China.

Advancing Economic Infrastructure through Digital Twins

  • CCCC Water Transportation Consultants Co. Ltd. (WTC)

SAPT Automatic Container Yard and Housing Project in Pakistan Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.

Advancing Digital Workflows through Digital Twins

  • Mott MacDonald / Systra Designers working with Balfour Beatty / Vinci Joint Venture

High Speed Two Sectors N1 and N2 Main Works Civil Contract Birmingham, Country North Sectors, United Kingdom.

Alison Watson, chief executive and founder, Class of Your Own

The winners of Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards for going digital advancements in infrastructure are:

4D Construction

Mortenson, Clark – a Joint Venture

Chase Center and Warriors Mixed-use Office and Retail Development San Francisco, California, United State.


  • PT. Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk.

Design and Build Harbour Road 2 Project North Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Buildings and Campuses

  • Voyants Solutions

Detailed Design, Tendering and Project Management Services for Establishment of 12 IT/Hi-Tech Parks in Bangladesh Bangladesh.

Communications and Utilities

  • POWERCHINA Hubei Electric Engineering Co., Ltd.

Technology Application in Miluo Western 220kV Substation Project Miluo City, Hunan Province, China.

Digital Cities

  • Shanghai Investigation, Design & Research Institute Co., Changjiang Ecological Environmental Protection Group Co.

Application of Digitalization in Jiujiang Smart Water Management Platform Jiujiang, Jiangxi, China.

Geotechnical Engineering

  • ARUP Singapore Pte Ltd.

Tanjong Pagar Mixed Development Singapore.


  • Hatch

Sulfuric Acid Plant Project in the DRC Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Mining and Offshore Engineering

  • Shanghai Investigation, Design & Research Institute Co., Ltd.

China Three Gorges New Energy Dalian Zhuanghe III (300MW) Offshore Wind Farm Project Dalian, Liaoning, China.

  Power Generation

  • Hunan Hydro & Power Design Institute

Hanjiang Yakou Shipping Hub Engineering Project Yicheng, Hubei, China.

Project Delivery

  • South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT)

Seamless Information Sharing and Integration Across Multiple Platforms Using ProjectWise Columbia, South Carolina, United States.

Rail and Transit

  • Italferr S.p.A

AV/AC in Southern Italy, Napoli-Bari Route Napoli-Bari, Campania-Puglia, Italy.

Reality Modeling

  • MMC Gamuda KVMRT (T) Sdn Bhd

Drone Surveying for BIM and GIS Data Capture – Malaysian Metro Megaproject Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaRoad and Rail Asset Performance.

  • Lebuhraya Borneo Utara Sdn Bhd

Pan Borneo Highway Sarawak, Malaysia.

Roads and Highways

  • Foth Infrastructure & Environment, LLC

Foth Transforms, Connects, and Revitalizes Cedar Falls, Iowa Corridor Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States of America.

Structural Engineering

  • WSP

WSP Delivers Optimized Design for Complex Basement under Iconic Admiralty Arch London, United Kingdom.

Utilities and Industrial Asset Performance

  • EPCOR Utilities

Implementing Risk Based Asset Management for Power Distribution Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants

  • Jacobs Engineering Group and Singapore’s National Water Agency, PUB

Tuas Water Reclamation Plant Singapore.

Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Networks

  • Balfour Beatty, Morgan Sindall, BAM Nuttall Joint Venture

Thames Tideway Tunnel London, United Kingdom.

Detailed descriptions of all nominated projects are in the print and digital versions of Bentley’s 2019 Infrastructure Yearbook, which will be published in early 2020. To review the past editions of this publication, access Bentley’s Infrastructure Yearbooks.

About Bentley Systems

Bentley Systems is the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructors, and owner-operators for the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, including public works, utilities, industrial plants, and digital cities. Bentley’s MicroStation-based open modeling applications, and its open simulation applications, accelerate design integration; its ProjectWise and SYNCHRO offerings accelerate project delivery; and its AssetWise offerings accelerate asset and network performance. Spanning infrastructure engineering, Bentley’s iTwin Services are fundamentally advancing BIM and GIS through 4D digital twins.

Bentley Systems employs more than 3,500 colleagues, generates annual revenues of $700 million in 170 countries, and has invested more than $1 billion in research, development, and acquisitions since 2014. From inception in 1984, the company has remained majority-owned by its five founding Bentley brothers.

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