The shortlist has been published:
The ITA Tunnelling Awards 2020
For the category "Major Project of the Year" (with a budget over 500 M€)
|Jinjiazhuang Spiral tunnel project of Yanqing to Chongli expressway||China|
|John Holland CPB Ghella Joint Venture Tunnelling and Station Excavation Works for the Sydney Metro City & Southwest Project||Australia|
|Ryfast – Construction of the world’s longest sub-sea road tunnel||Norway|
For the category "Project of the Year" (with a budget between 50 and 500 M€)
|Chinatown Station of the Central Subway Program - San Francisco||United States of America|
|Large scale underpass using multiple construction methods at Banxuegang hightech-city in Shenzhen,||China|
|Micangshan Tunnel on G85 Expressway||China|
|Uma Oya Multipurpose Development Project||Sri Lanka|
For the category "Project of the year incl. Renovation" (with a budget up to 50 M€)
|FEDRO’s Tunnel Renovation Method – renovation of a non-reinforced primary lining using night shifts while keeping all traffic lanes open during the day||Switzerland|
|Lower Otta Hydropower Project||Norway|
|The Integration of Subway Station Construction and Ecological Environment Protection in Complex Environment||China|
|Züblin - Nord Stream 2 Trenchless Shore Crossing (Micro Tunnel)||Germany|
For the category "Technical Innovation of the year"
|An Innovative Automated Geological Forward-prospecting Technique Mounted on Hard-rock TBM||China|
|An Innovative GB-InSAR System for Real-time Tunnel Face Safety Monitoring||Italy|
|Innovative digital condition assessment of Brunel brick tunnels||United Kingdom|
|Laser-guided system for conventional tunnelling||Spain|
For the category "Overcoming the challenge"
|89.3℃ Ultra-high Ground Temperature Treatment for Sangzhuling Tunnel in Nyingchi-Lhasa Section of Sichuan-Tibet Railway||China|
|Chengdu-Guiyang High-speed Railway—Yujingshan Mountain Tunnel Crossing Giant Karst Cave and Underground River||China|
|High performance EPB excavation in mixed face and variable ground with up to 7 bar groundwater pressure||Mexico|
For the category "Oddities of the underground"
|The Spiral Tunnel (Drammen)||Norway|
|Tunneling in the service of archaeology||Israel|
For the category "Innovative and Contributing Underground Spaces"
|Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserves Padur||India|
|Shenzhen Chegongmiao Integrated Traffic Hub Project||China|
|Union Square Market Street Station - Battered Drilled Shafts as Permanent Ground Support||United States of America|
For the category "Young Tunneller of the Year"
|Sandeep Singh Nirmal||India|