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AECOM joint venture awarded US$62.3-million contract for work on two water treatment plants in Rhode Island

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 14, 2012-- AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 130 countries around the world, announced today that a joint venture in which it participates has been awarded a US$62.3-million design-build contract for Rhode Island’s Lawton Valley Water Treatment Plant and upgrade of the state’s Station No. 1 plant in Newport.

Under the contract, the AECOM joint venture team will deliver comprehensive design-build services for the two water treatment plants, including permitting, design, construction, start-up and commissioning. For Station No. 1, the team will upgrade the existing 9-million-gallons-per-day plant. The 7-million-gallons-per-day Lawton Valley plant will be demolished and replaced with a new, compact building.

“AECOM is excited to partner with the City of Newport to provide innovative solutions for its long-range water quality goals,” said AECOM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John M. Dionisio. “This is another example of AECOM’s successful commitment to the highest standards for client service and solutions.”


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 more than 130 countries and had revenue of $8.1 billion during the 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2011. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

Forward-Looking Statements: All statements in this press release other than statements of historical fact are "forward-looking statements" for purposes of federal and state securities laws, including any projections of earnings, statements of plans for future operations or expected revenue. Actual results could differ materially from those projected or assumed in any of our forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from our forward-looking statements are set forth in our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended Dec. 31, 2011, and our other reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. AECOM does not intend, and undertakes no obligation, to update any forward-looking statement.

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Source: AECOM Technology Corporation

Paul Dickard, 646-432-8473
VP, External Communications