Public-private partnership project to improve mobility and
connectivity in Dallas-Fort Worth area
LOS ANGELES, Jun 30, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of
professional technical and management support services for government
and commercial clients around the world, announced today that it has
been awarded a contract from Bluebonnet Contractors to provide
engineering services for the first phase of the Texas Department of
Transportation's North Tarrant Express project.
The Bluebonnet Contractors design-build team was retained by the
project's public-private partnership (P3) concessionaire NTE Mobility
AECOM will, as the leading consultant to Bluebonnet, provide
engineering-design, planning and advisory services for the 6.5-mile
reconstruction of Interstate Highway 820 and the addition of four
toll-managed lanes, including frontage roads and auxiliary lanes that
will nearly double its existing capacity.
AECOM's fees for the contract were not disclosed.
"We are excited to play a key role in the completion of this vital,
US$2.1-billion concession facility roadway project, which is the first
of its kind in the Dallas-Fort Worth area," said John M. Dionisio, AECOM
president and chief executive officer. "These major corridor
improvements will ease congestion as well as improve mobility and air
quality in Tarrant County."
The roadway is expected to be operational by 2015.
AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and
management support services to a broad range of markets, including
transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government.
With approximately 45,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader
in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM provides a blend of
global reach, local knowledge, innovation, and technical excellence in
delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world's built,
natural, and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM
serves clients in more than 100 countries and had revenue of $6.3
billion during the 12-month period ended March 31, 2010. More
information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
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undertakes no obligation, to update any forward-looking statement.
SOURCE: AECOM Technology Corporation
Paul Gennaro, 212-973-3167
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