LOS ANGELES, Apr 13, 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 was awarded a US$32.5-million contract extension by the City of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada, to provide project management and engineering services during construction of Edmonton's Light Rail Transit (LRT) extension from downtown Edmonton to the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT).
The company recently completed the detailed design phase for the US$782-million LRT extension project. Under this extended contract, AECOM will provide project management and engineering services during construction of the two-mile extension.
"We are very pleased to play a key role on this important infrastructure project," said John M. Dionisio, AECOM president and chief executive officer. "AECOM is proud to continue this relationship with the City of Edmonton as we enhance mass transit systems in Canada."
The construction phase of the project is scheduled to be complete by December 2013 and service to commence in April 2014.
AECOM 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 approximately 125 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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