Bentley reveals 2022 digital award winners

Construction technology firm Bentley systems announced the winners of its 2022 Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure.

The Ferrovial team picks up the Bentley award in the Bridges and Tunnels category, for its IH35 Nex Central Station project in Texas, US

At an awards ceremony in London, contractors, engineering consultants, airport authorities, government agencies lifted awards across 12 infrastructure-based categories, including Bridges and Tunnels, Construction, Rail and Transit and Roads and Highways.

On day one of the two-day event, delegates at the event had joined the independent jurors to see the final presentations from three finalists in each category, before the judging panels made their final decisions on the winners.

In his pre-awards address, Bentley Systems’ CEO Greg Bentley, said, “Many of you have heard from our finalists over the last couple of years…that their projects could proceed, while their engineers couldn’t go to the site…and you might say some of that is credit to what we call digital twin.

“We hope that momentum can be sustained and we think it can be, because there is a new impetus, which is that infrastructure engineers are as busy as they can be and the rest of us are depending on them.”

The following evening, the winners of the Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure were announced.

They were:

Category: Bridges and Tunnels

Winner: Ferrovial Construction and Alamo Construction

Project: IH35 Nex Central Station

Location: San Antonio, Texas, United States

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Category: Construction

Winner: ACCIONA

Project: Safely Removing Dangerous Level Crossings through Digital Construction

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Category: Enterprise Engineering

Winner: Mott MacDonald

Project: Smart Object Library for the Environment Agency

Location: United Kingdom

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Category: Facilities, Campuses, and Cities

Winner: Sydney Airport

Project: Maps@SYD

Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Category: Geoprofessional

Winner: Mott MacDonald

Project: Driving Efficiency and Sustainability in Material Reuse through GeoBIM

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

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Category: Grid

Winner: POWERCHINA Hubei

Project: Full Lifecycle Digital Application in Wuhan Xudong 220kV Substation Project

Location: Wuhan, Hubei, China

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Category: Process and Power Generation

Winner: OQ Upstream

Project: OQ Asset Reliability Digitalization with Purpose

Location: Oman

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Category: Rail and Transit

Winner: PT Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk

Project: Integrated High Speed Rail & Station Jakarta – Bandung

Location: Jakarta, Indonesia

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Category: Roads and Highways

Winner: Waka Kotahi and FH/HEB JV, BECA Ltd.

Project: Takitimu North Link

Location: Tauranga, Western Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

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Category: Structural Engineering

Winner: WSP

Project: Unity Place Delivered with Optimized Design by WSP Using Innovations from Bentley

Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom

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Category: Surveying and Monitoring

Winner: Singapore Land Authority

Project: SG Digital Twin Empowered by Mobile Mapping

Location: Singapore

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Category: Water and Wastewater

Winner: Jacobs and PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency

Project: Singapore’s National Water Agency

Location: Singapore

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