LOS ANGELES, Feb 17, 2011 (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 detailed design contract worth approximately US$22 million from the Singapore Land Transport Authority.
Under the contract -- one of five major architectural and engineering consultancy packages related to the creation of the Thomson Line within the island nation's Mass Rapid Transit system -- AECOM will design five underground stations and complete nearly four miles of route-alignment work.
"AECOM is eager to play a key role in supporting the growth of Singapore's critical transportation infrastructure," said AECOM President and Chief Executive Officer John M. Dionisio.
The metro line runs through an area with a mixture of residential and commercial buildings. The Thomson Line is scheduled for completion during 2018.
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 create, 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 $7.0 billion during the 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2010. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
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