Transportation Expertise Showcased as AECOM Wins $91-Million Contract
LOS ANGELES, August 8 /CNW/ - AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a
leading provider of professional technical and management support services for
government and commercial clients around the world, has announced that it will
serve as prime consultant for the approximately $930-million Minneapolis-St.
Paul Central Corridor Light Rail Transit (CCLRT) project.
Experts from AECOM's transportation practice area, led by DMJM Harris,
are being supported by the company's urban planning practice in managing the
project, which has a total contract value of nearly $91 million. Services will
include preliminary engineering, final design and design-support services
"Our work on this mega-project provides an excellent example of the fully
integrated portfolio of services that AECOM is able to deliver to our clients
globally," said John M. Dionisio, AECOM president and chief executive officer.
The Central Corridor project will integrate with the Hiawatha Light Rail
Transit line, which currently serves Minneapolis' business district,
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and the Mall of America.
Additionally, the railway will connect the University of Minnesota, the state
Capitol complex and downtown St. Paul.
The AECOM team will work with the Twin Cities' Metropolitan Council to
develop community participation initiatives, minimize construction impacts to
corridor stakeholders and implement context-sensitive design for the historic
AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and
management support services to a broad range of markets, including
transportation, facilities, environmental and energy. With more than 31,000
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. AECOM serves clients in more
than 60 countries and has achieved annual revenue of more than $4 billion for
the past 12 months. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at
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