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Winners 2023

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2023 Winners

Congratulations to all the Award Winners and Finalists!

The 2023 winners and finalists illustrate how Bentley’s users master project challenges and achieve set objectives by leveraging the latest digital advancements. 

Meet the 2023 winners and finalists

The categories for the 2023 Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure encompass all forms of infrastructure projects and stages – from design, to construction, to operations.

The projects in each category are judged by an independent panel of jurors, using criteria specific to each category.

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Bridges & Tunnels

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Winner

WSP Australia Pty Ltd.

Southern Program Alliance

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Project Playbook: iTwin, iTwin Capture, LumenRT, MicroStation, OpenBridge, OpenBuildings, OpenRail, OpenRoads, ProjectWise, ProStructures, SYNCHRO 
Image Credit: WSP Australia Pty Ltd.

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Finalist

China Railway Changjiang Transportation Design Group Co., Ltd.

Road & Bridge International Co., Ltd.

Chongqing Expressway Group Co., Ltd.

Comprehensive Application of BIM-based Digital and Intelligent Design and Construction for the Liaozi Grand Bridge

Location: Chongqing City, Chongqing, China 
Project Playbook: iTwin Capture, LumenRT, OpenBridge, OpenRoads, ProStructures
Image Credit: China Railway Changjiang Transportation Design Group Co., Ltd.
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Chongqing Expressway Group Co., Ltd.

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Collins Engineers, Inc.

Digital Twins and Artificial Intelligence for Historic Robert Street Bridge Rehabilitation

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota, United States 
Project Playbook: AssetWise, iTwin, iTwin Capture, iTwin Experience, MicroStation, ProjectWise 
Image Credit: Collins Engineers, Inc.

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Construction

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Laing O'Rourke

SEPA Surrey Hills Level Crossing Removal Project

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Project Playbook: Descartes, iTwin Capture, OpenBuildings, ProjectWise, SYNCHRO
Image Credit: Laing O’Rourke

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Finalist

Dura Vermeer Infra Landelijke Projecten, Mobilis, Gemeente Amsterdam

Bruggen en Straten Oranje Loper

Location: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands 
Project Playbook: PLAXIS, SYNCHRO
Image Credit: Dura Vermeer Infra Landelijke Projecten, Mobilis, Gemeente Amsterdam

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Laing O'Rourke

New Everton Stadium Project

Location: Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom 
Project Playbook: LumenRT, SYNCHRO
Image Credit: Laing O’Rourke

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Enterprise Engineering

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Mott MacDonald

Standardizing Delivery of Phosphorus Removal Schemes for the UK Water Industry

Location: United Kingdom
Project Playbook: ProjectWise
Image Credit: Mott MacDonald

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Finalist

Arcadis

RSAS - Carstairs

Location: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom 
Project Playbook: AssetWise, iTwin, iTwin Capture, LumenRT, MicroStation, OpenBuildings, OpenRail, OpenRoads, Pointools, ProjectWise, STAAD, SYNCHRO
Image Credit: Arcadis

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Phocaz, Inc.

CAD Assets to GIS - A CLIP Update

Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States 
Project Playbook: iTwin, MicroStation, OpenRoads, ProjectWise
Image Credit: Phocaz, Inc.

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Facilities, Campuses, & Cities

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vrame Consult GmbH

Siemensstadt Square - Digital Campus Twin in Berlin 

Location: Berlin, Germany
Project Playbook: iTwin, OpenCities, ProjectWise
Image Credit: vrame Consult GmbH

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Clarion Housing Group

Twins: Creating a Golden Thread across Digital Estates

Location: London, England, United Kingdom 
Project Playbook: AssetWise
Image Credit: Clarion Housing Group

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Port Authority of New South Wales

Port Authority of New South Wales: A Case Study in Digital Transformation 

Location: New South Wales, Australia 
Project Playbook: iTwin, iTwin Capture, OpenCities
Image Credit: Port Authority of New South Wales

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Process & Power Generation

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Shenyang Aluminum & Magnesium Engineering & Research Institute Co., Ltd.

Digital Twin Application Project of Electrolytic Aluminum Engineering of Chinalco China Resources 

Location: Lvliang, Shanxi, China
Project Playbook: AutoPIPE, iTwin, LumenRT, OpenBuildings, OpenPlant, OpenRoads, OpenUtilities, ProjectWise, ProStructures, Raceway and Cable Management, STAAD, SYNCHRO
Image Credit: Shenyang Aluminum & Magnesium Engineering & Research Institute Co., Ltd.

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MCC Capital Engineering & Research Incorporation Limited

Green and Digital Plant Construction Project of Linyi 2.7 Million Tons of High-Quality Special Steel Base 

Location: Linyi, Shandong, China 
Project Playbook: AssetWise, iTwin, iTwin Capture, LumenRT, OpenBuildings, OpenPlant, OpenRoads, ProjectWise, ProStructures, Raceway and Cable Management, SYNCHRO
Image Credit: MCC Capital Engineering & Research Incorporation Limited

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

Digital Asset Management of Hydropower Projects Based on Digital Twins 

Location: Liangshan, Yibin, and Zhaotong, Sichuan and Yunnan, China 
Project Playbook: iTwin, iTwin Capture, MicroStation, OpenBuildings, OpenPlant, OpenUtilities, ProjectWise, Raceway and Cable Management
Image Credit: Shanghai Investigation, Design & Research Institute Co., Ltd.

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Rail & Transit

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AECOM Perunding Sdn Bhd

Johor Bahru–Singapore Rapid Transit System

Location: Malaysia and Singapore
Project Playbook: ComplyPro, iTwin Capture, Leapfrog, MicroStation, OpenBridge, OpenRail, PLAXIS, STAAD, ProjectWise, ProStructures
Image Credit: AECOM Perunding Sdn Bhd

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Finalist

IDOM

Value Engineering Stage for Detailed Design & Supervision of the Rail Baltica Project 

Location: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania
Project Playbook: Descartes, LumenRT, OpenBuildings, OpenRail, ProjectWise
Image Credit: IDOM

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Italferr S.p.A.

New High Speed Line Salerno – Reggio Calabria

Location: Battipaglia, Campania, Italy
Project Playbook: Descartes, iTwin, iTwin Capture, LumenRT, MicroStation, OpenBridge, OpenBuildings, OpenCities, OpenRail, OpenRoads, PLAXIS, ProjectWise, SYNCHRO
Image Credit: Italferr S.p.A.

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Roads & Highways

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AtkinsRéalis

I-70 Floyd Hill to Veterans Memorial Tunnels Project  

Location: Idaho Springs, Colorado, United States 
Project Playbook: iTwin, LumenRT, MicroStation, OpenBridge, OpenFlows, OpenRoads, ProjectWise, ProStructures 
Image Credit: AtkinsRéalis

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Hunan Provincial Communications Planning, Survey & Design Institute Co., Ltd.

Hunan Hengyong Expressway Construction and Development Co., Ltd.

Hengyang - Yongzhou Expressway in Hunan Province 

Location: Hengyang and Yongzhou, Hunan, China 
Project Playbook: LumenRT, MicroStation, OpenRoads
Image Credit: Hunan Provincial Communications Planning, Survey & Design Institute Co., Ltd.
Hunan Hengyong Expressway Construction and Development Co., Ltd.

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SMEC South Africa

N4 Montrose Interchange

Location: Mbombela, Mpumalanga, South Africa 
Project Playbook: iTwin Capture, LumenRT, MicroStation, OpenFlows, OpenRoads, Pointools 
Image Credit: SMEC South Africa

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Structural Engineering

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Hyundai Engineering

Automated Design of Civil and Architectural Structures with STAAD API 

Location: Seoul, South Korea 
Project Playbook: STAAD
Image Credit: Hyundai Engineering

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L&T Construction

Construction of 318 MLD (70 MGD) Wastewater Treatment Plant at Coronation Pillar, Delhi 

Location: New Delhi, India
Project Playbook: STAAD
Image Credit: L&T Construction

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RISE Structural Design, Inc.

Dhaka Metro Rail Line 1

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh 
Project Playbook: STAAD
Image Credit: RISE Structural Design, Inc.

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Subsurface Modeling & Analysis

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Arcadis

South Dock Bridge

Location: London, England, United Kingdom 
Project Playbook: GeoStudio, iTwin, Leapfrog, OpenBridge, OpenGround, PLAXIS, ProjectWise
Image Credit: Arcadis

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OceanaGold

Validation of Digital Management Tools for OceanaGold’s Waihi Tailings Storage Facility 

Location: Waihi, Waikato, New Zealand 
Project Playbook: GeoStudio, iTwin IoT, Leapfrog
Image Credit: OceanaGold

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Prof. Quick und Kollegen GmbH

Deutsche Bahn Neubaustrecke Gelnhausen – Fulda 

Location: Gelnhausen, Hessen, Germany 
Project Playbook: Leapfrog, PLAXIS
Image Credit: Prof. Quick und Kollegen GmbH

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Surveying & Monitoring

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Italferr S.p.A.

The Digital Twin for Structural Monitoring of St. Peter’s Basilica  

Location: Vatican City
Project Playbook: iTwin, iTwin Capture,  LumenRT, MicroStation, OpenBuildings, OpenCities, ProjectWise
Image Credit: Italferr S.p.A.

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Avineon India P Ltd.

Provision of Services on the Generation of CityGML Models of Kowloon East for the Lands Department 

Location: Hong Kong SAR, China
Project Playbook: iTwin Capture, MicroStation
Image Credit: Avineon India P Ltd.

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Finalist

UAB IT logika (DRONETEAM)

DBOX M2

Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
Project Playbook: iTwin Capture, LumenRT, OpenCities 
Image Credit: UAB IT logika (DRONETEAM)

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Transmission & Distribution

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PowerChina Hubei Electric Engineering Co., Ltd.

Full Lifecycle Digital Application on Xianning Chibi 500kV Substation Project 

Location: Xianning, Hubei, China 
Project Playbook: iTwin, iTwin Capture, LumenRT, OpenBuildings, Raceway and Cable Management, SYNCHRO 
Image Credit: POWERCHINA Hubei Electric Engineering Co., Ltd.

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Finalist

Elia

Digital Transformation and Connected iTwins in Smart Substation Design 

Location: Brussels, Belgium 
Project Playbook: Descartes, iTwin, iTwin Capture, MicroStation, OpenUtilities, Pointools, Power Line Systems, ProjectWise, ProStructures
Image Credit: Elia

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Qinghai Kexin Electric Power Design Institute Co., Ltd.

110kV Transmission and Transformation Project in Deerwen, Guoluo Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province, China 

Location: Gande County, Guoluo Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai, China 
Project Playbook: iTwin Capture, LumenRT, OpenBuildings, OpenRoads, OpenUtilities, ProStructures, Raceway and Cable Management
Image Credit: Qinghai Kexin Electric Power Design Institute Co., Ltd.

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Water & Wastewater

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Project Controls Cubed LLC

EchoWater Project

Location: Sacramento, California, United States 
Project Playbook: iTwin, LumenRT, OpenRoads, SYNCHRO
Image Credit: Project Controls Cubed LLC

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Finalist

Geoinfo Services

Achieving 24x7 Access to Clean Drinking Water for Emerging Economies

Location: Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India 
Project Playbook: OpenFlows 
Image Credit: Geoinfo Services

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Finalist

L&T Construction

Rajghat Multi Village Rural Water Supply Scheme 

Location: Ashok Nagar and Guna, Madhya Pradesh, India 
Project Playbook: OpenFlows, OpenRoads, PLAXIS, STAAD 
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Congratulations to the 2023 Founders' Honors Recipients

Founders’ Honors, chosen individually by Bentley Systems’ founders, are presented to a small number of exemplary projects, individuals, and organizations which particularly inspire us in our company’s mission of advancing the world’s infrastructure while sustaining both the global economy and environment.