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Bentley Systems Announces Winners of Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards

Infrastructure in Bentley’s parlance includes from Buildings, Plants to Cities—entrants and winners span categories like Building and Campus, Digital Cities, Power Generation, Project Delivery, and so on.


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 its winners for the Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards.

The annual awards program honors exemplary work being done by Bentley users and customers around the world in the areas of design, engineering, planning, construction and operations of infrastructure.

Award Winners

More than 570 nominations were submitted this year by over 440 user organizations. 54 finalists were selected by twelve independent jury panels of industry experts. Projects and entrants represented over 60 projects around the world, making Bentley’s award program truly international.

Winners at this year’s The Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards by Bentley Systems.

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


Bentley Institute Knowledge Advancement Advocate Award

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 States


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



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





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, Malaysia

Road 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 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



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.

Readers can learn more about the Year in Infrastructure Conference and Awards program here.

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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