Use BIM for utility infrastructure design

Funding and public support for civil projects is critical to success. Autodesk Building Information Modelling (BIM) infrastructure solutions help turn information into insight to optimise designs and help accelerate approvals, resulting in more effective and resilient infrastructure.

Video: BIM for civil engineers

How to regain America's public infrastructure leadership
Published in conjunction with CG/LA Infrastructure, Making the Gradient represents the consensus of experts from 45 companies spanning the US infrastructure industry, along with their counterparts from local governments and financial, professional and academic organisations.
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Transportation industry
Learn more about Autodesk BIM solutions for highway, rail and airport projects.

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Project case studies

See how companies are advancing civil projects more efficiently using BIM for infrastructure to improve quality and increase productivity on highway, rail, airport and other infrastructure projects.

River, roads and bridges project
BIM helps municipality of Nijmegen widen rivers.

Airport expansion
Denver International Airport employs BIM to maintain aggressive schedules. 

Route expansion
Multiconsult uses BIM workflows with InfraWorks to create design alternatives. 

Water distribution
BIM enables Cole Engineering to better understand and communicate designs.

Civil infrastructure
BIM enables more cost-effective project delivery for Mortenson Construction. 

Airport modernisation
Bechtel keeps 250 projects on track at Gatwick Airport, minimising disruption.

Business publications

Accelerate project approvals
Reach consensus earlier and faster with BIM for infrastructure.
 Accelerating approvals (US site) 

Deliver business value
Wider adoption of BIM is changing the infrastructure marketplace.
 Business value of BIM for infrastructure (US site) 

Transform processes with BIM
BIM for civil engineers brings much-needed productivity improvements.
 BIM for infrastructure: Vehicle for business transformation (US site) 

Transform business value with BIM
Autodesk BIM solutions help turn information into insight
and deliver business value at every step in the process.

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Related resources

McGraw-Hill report: Creating smart and sustainable cities

Build tomorrow's infrastructure
Autodesk BIM customers redefine how to plan, design and deliver projects. (video: 3.42 min.)
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Autodesk BIM solutions for infrastructure help you to plan, design, build and manage throughout the project lifecycle. BIM solutions support complex infrastructure challenges in highway, rail, airport and other transportation projects.

Infrastructure Design Suite civil engineering software

Infrastructure Design Suite
Civil engineering software to help speed BIM transition.

AutoCAD Utility Design software

AutoCAD Utility Design (US site)
Model-based, rules-driven electric distribution design software.


AutoCAD Civil 3D BIM for civil engineering design software

AutoCAD Civil 3D
Design/documentation software for BIM workflows.

InfraWorks 360 cloud-based civil infrastructure design software

InfraWorks 360
Civil infrastructure design/planning solution with cloud abilities.

AutoCAD Map 3D mapping software

AutoCAD Map 3D
Model-based mapping software providing access to CAD and GIS data.