Rail Projects Among Bentley Systems Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards

Written by William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief
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Bentley Systems Year in Infrastructure 2019 awards winners.Bentley Systems photo.

Three rail projects—two Italy, one in the United Kingdom—have won Bentley Systems Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards. The annual awards program honors the work of Bentley users advancing design, construction and operations of infrastructure throughout the world. Bentley Systems acknowledged 18 Year in Infrastructure Awards winners and nine Special Recognition Awards winners at the Oct. 24 at the conclusion of the Year in Infrastructure 2019 Conference in Singapore.

Year in Infrastructure 2019 Special Recognition Awards went to Italferr S.p.A. for the New Polcevera Viaduct, Genoa, Liguria, Italy, in the Advancing Infrastructure Resilience Through Digital Twins category; and Mott MacDonald/ SYSTRA Designers working with Balfour Beatty/Vinci Joint Venture for the High Speed Two Sectors N1 and N2 Main Works Civil Contract, Birmingham, Country North Sectors, United Kingdom, in the Advancing Digital Workflows through Digital Twins category.

A Year in Infrastructure 2019 Award for Digital Twins in Infrastructure went to Italferr S.p.A for the AV/AC in Southern Italy, Napoli-Bari Route, Campania-Puglia, Italy, in the Rail and Transit category.

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.

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.

Bentley Systems describes itself as “the leading global provider of software solutions to engineers, architects, geospatial professionals, constructor, 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.”

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