08 DEC 2021


Infrastructure engineering software company Bentley Systems has announced the winners of the 2021 Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure. The annual awards programme recognises the work of Bentley software users advancing infrastructure design, construction and operations throughout the world. 

Nearly 300 nominations were submitted by more than 230 organisations from 45 countries encompassing 19 categories. These entries were sifted by 16 independent jury panels that selected 57 finalists. You can view the Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure finalists presenting their projects here.

The winners of the 2021 Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure are listed below.


New York State Department of Transportation - East 138th Street over the Major Deegan Expressway, New York City, New York, United States.

Buildings and Campuses

Volgogradnefteproekt, LLC - High-tech Multifunctional Medical Complex, Yukki, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Digital Cities

Hubei International Logistics Airport Co - Shenzhen S.F. Taisen Holdings (Group) Co, Airport Construction Engineering Co, Ezhou Huahu Airport Project - Ezhou, Hubei, China.

Digital Construction

Clark Construction Group - SeaTac Airport International Arrivals Facility, Seattle, Washington, United States

Geotechnical Engineering

China Water Resources Beifang Investigation, Design and Research Co - Geological Survey of Water Conservancy and Hydropower Engineering, Tibet, China.

Land and Site Development

Liaoning Water Conservancy and Hydropower Survey and Design Research Institute Co - Dongtaizi Reservoir Project, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, China.


WISDRI Engineering & Research Incorporation Limited - Converter-based Continuous Casting Project of Jinnan Steel Phase II Quwo Base Capacity Reduction and Replacement Project, Quwo, Shanxi, China

Mining and Offshore Engineering

Polyus - Construction of the Blagodatnoye Mill-5, Krasnoyarsk, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia

Power Generation

Capital Engineering and Research Incorporation Ltd - The World’s First 60MW Subcritical Blast Furnace Gas Power Generation Project, Changshu, Jiangsu, China. (pictured above)

Project Delivery Information Management

Mott MacDonald Systra JV with Balfour Beatty Vinci - HS2 Phase 1 Main Civil Construction Works, London, United Kingdom.

Rail and Transit

Network Rail + Jacobs - Transpennine Route Upgrade, Manchester/Leeds/York, United Kingdom.

Reality Modeling

HDR - Diablo Dam Digital Twin Modeling, Whatcom County, Washington, United States.

Road and Rail Asset Performance

Collins Engineers, Inc - Stone Arch Bridge Rehabilitation, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Roads and Highways

PT Hutama Karya (Persero) - Trans Sumatera Toll Road Project Section Serbelawan-Pematangsiantar, Pematangsiantar, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia.

Structural Engineering

HDR and the PennFIRST Team - The Pavilion at Penn Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

Utilities and Communications

PowerChina Hubei Electric Engineering Co - Suixian and Guangshui 80MWp Ground-based Photovoltaic Power Project of Hubei Energy Group, Guangshui, Hubei, China.

Utilities and Industrial Asset Performance

Canadian Energy Company - Asset Data Lifecycle Programme, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants

Larson & Toubro Construction - Khatan Group of Villages Water Supply Scheme (Surface Water Treatment), UP, India, Khatan, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Networks

Companhia Águas de Joinville (CAJ) - Contingency Plan to Ensure Supply in the Event of Drought (Joinville-Santa Catarina), Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil.

The students winning the Future Infrastructure Star Challenge are:

Judge’s Choice Winner

Elif Gungormus Deliismail - Mini-Modular-Plant for Digitized Sustainable Campus, Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey.

People’s Choice Winner

Rodman Raul Cordova Rodriguez - Innovative Dam and Hydroelectric Project, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Click here to watch the 2021 Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure online event.


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