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AECOM wins US$30-million design-build contract to complete Texas State Highway 161 Phase 4
Project will complete 6.5-mile Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex highway link
LOS ANGELES, Dec 16, 2009 (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 worth US$30 million from Prairie Link Constructors to complete the design of Texas State Highway 161 Phase 4.

The project will result in a new, 6.5-mile link in the highway loop around Dallas.

"We are excited to play a key role in the completion of this vital roadway project, which will improve transportation options and quality of life for Dallas-area residents," said John M. Dionisio, AECOM president and chief executive officer. "Transportation investments like these positively impact the economy by fueling job creation and reflect the North Texas Tollway Authority's commitment to its important roadway infrastructure."

The project, which has an estimated construction value of $416 million, is slated for completion during 2012.


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 $6.1 billion during its fiscal year 2009. 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 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 annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2009, 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

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