Bentley Systems announces winners of Year in Infrastructure 2020 Awards

Bentley Systems has announced the winners of the Year in Infrastructure 2020 Awards. The annual awards program honors the extraordinary work of Bentley users advancing design, construction, and operations of infrastructure throughout the world. 

Sixteen independent jury panels selected the 57 finalists from over 400 nominations submitted by more than 330 organizations from more than 60 countries.  

Bentley Systems acknowledged 19 Year in Infrastructure 2020 Awards winners and 14 Special Recognition awardees on October 21 during the Year in Infrastructure 2020 Conference, held virtually for the first time. You can see the Year in Infrastructure 2020 Awards finalists present their projects

The Year in Infrastructure 2020 Special Recognition awardees are: 

Advancing Project and Asset Longevity 
Marc Basnight Bridge 
Dare County, North Carolina, United States  

Advancing Bridge Asset Performance Modeling 
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) 
A Smartwatch on the Bridge 
Ulsan, Ulju-gun, South Korea 

Advancing Industrial Asset Performance Modeling 
The Institute of Engineering and Ocean Technology/Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited 
Challenges in Addressing Life Extension of Ageing Platforms in Western Offshore of India 
Mumbai, India  

Comprehensiveness in Industrial Digital Twins 
Volgogradnefteproekt, LLC 
Ethane-Containing Gas Processing Complex Construction Support 
Ust-Luga, St. Petersburg, Russia  

Comprehensiveness in Transportation Digital Twins 
PT. WASKITA Karya (Persero) Tbk 
Railway Facility for Manggarai to Jatinegara: Package A – Phase II ( Main Line II ) 
South Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia  

Comprehensiveness in Urban Digital Twins 
JSTI Group Co., Ltd. 
Hengjiang Avenue Rapid Transformation Project  
Nanjing, Jiangsu, China 

Comprehensiveness in a Connected Data Environment 
Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) 
Collaborative Information System Implementation – Whole Lifecycle Common Data Environment 
Dubai, United Arab Emirates  

Advancing Virtualization through Digital Twins 
Network Rail 
Overcoming Challenges Under COVID-19 Lockdown 
Wales and Western Region, United Kingdom 

Advancing Model-based Delivery through Digital Twins 
NYS Department of Transportation 
Model Based Contracting – NYS RT 28 over the Esopus 
Mount Tremper, New York, United States 

Advancing Mixed-Reality Workflows 
Liaoning Water Conservancy and Hydropower Survey and Design Research Institute Co., Ltd. 
Chaoyang Underground Pumping Station Project of the LXB Water Supply Project Phase II 
Chaoyang, Liaoning, China 

Advancing Sustainability Digital Twins 
Shanghai Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd. 
Shanghai Electric Environmental Protection Group Technology Renovation and Expansion Project for Nantong Thermoelectric Waste Incineration  
Nantong, Jiangsu, China  

Advancing Sustainable Architecture 
Swatch Ltd., Shigeru Ban, Itten+Brechbühl AG 
Swatch Headquarters 
Biel, Bern, Switzerland  

Advancing Sustainable Energy  
Guangdong Hydropower Planning & Design Institute 
Guangdong Yangjiang Pumped Storage Power Station  
Yangjiang, Guangdong, China 

Advancing Sustainable Water 
San Jose Headworks 
San Jose, California, United States 

The winners of the Year in Infrastructure 2020 Awards for going digital advancements in infrastructure are: 

4D Digital Construction 
DPR Construction 
2019 LSM DS Tech Upgrade 
Durham, North Carolina, United States 

Chongqing Communications Planning, Survey & Design Institute Co., Ltd., 
Guizhou Communications Construction Group Co., Ltd., 
Guizhou Bridge Construction Group Co., Ltd. 
Digital Design and Construction of Taihong Yangtze River Bridge 
Chongqing, China 

Buildings and Campuses 
Voyants Solutions Private Limited 
Bangladesh Regional Waterway Transport Project 1 – Shasanghat (New Dhaka) IWT Terminal 
Dhaka-Shasanghat, Narayanganj, Chandpur, and Barisal; Bangladesh 

Digital Cities 
City of Helsinki 
Digital City of Synergy 
Helsinki, Finland 

Geotechnical Engineering 
Golder Associates Hong Kong Ltd. 
Tuen Mun-Chek Lap Kok Link Tunnel, Southern Landfall 
Hong Kong 

Land and Site Development 
AAEngineering Group 
Dzhamgyr Mine – Project Implementation in Extreme Conditions 
Talas Region, Kyrgyzstan 

MCC Capital Engineering & Research Incorporation Ltd. 
BIM Technology-Based Construction of Digital Plant for Iron & Steel Base in Lingang, Laoting of HBIS Group Co., Ltd. 
Tangshan, Hebei, China 

Mining and Offshore Engineering 
AAEngineering Group 
Digital Twin of AKSU Plant: From Concept to Startup 
Aksu, Akmola Region, Kazakhstan 

Power Generation 
Shanghai Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd. 
Shanghai Electric Environmental Protection Group Technology Renovation and Expansion Project for Nantong Thermoelectric Waste Incineration 
Nantong, Jiangsu, China 

Project Delivery 
Sweco | Digitalisation with BIM 
United Kingdom 

Rail and Transit 
POWERCHINA Huadong Engineering Corporation Limited 
Innovative Application of Digital Engineering Technology in Shaoxing Rail and Transit Construction 
Shaoxing, Zhejiang, China 

Reality Modeling 
Khatib & Alami 
Geo-enabling Reality Model Tips and Tricks 
Muscat, Oman 

Road and Rail Asset Performance 
Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) 
Collaborative Information System Implementation – Whole Lifecycle Common Data Environment 
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 

Roads and Highways 
Sichuan Road & Bridge (Group) Co., Ltd. 
BIM Technology Application on Chengdu-Yibin Expressway 
Chengdu, Sichuan, China 

Structural Engineering 
WSP Overcomes Complex Challenges with Bentley’s Technology to Deliver Principal Tower 
London, England, United Kingdom 

Utilities and Communications 
Sterlite Power Transmission Limited 
Sterlite BIM 
Tripura, India 

Utilities and Industrial Asset Performance
Shell’s QGC business 
Evolution of Engineering Data, Documents and Information Management 
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants 
Ashbridges Bay Treatment Plant Outfall 
Toronto, Ontario, Canada 

Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Networks 
DTK Hydronet Solutions 
Digital Water Network Engineering & Asset Management of Dibrugarh Water Supply Project 
Dibrugarh, Assam, India 

All awards finalists and winners

Detailed descriptions of all nominated projects are in the print and digital versions of Bentley’s 2020 Infrastructure Yearbook, which will be published in early 2021. To review the past editions of this publication, access Bentley’s Infrastructure Yearbooks

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