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|AECOM awarded US$20-million contract for Edmonton's Light Rail Transit extension|
|LOS ANGELES, Dec 28, 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 was
awarded a US$20-million contract in Canada to provide program management
services for the City of Edmonton's Light Rail Transit (LRT) extension
from downtown Edmonton to the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.
The project's total construction value is approximately US$708 million.
The company will provide program management and design services for Phase 1 of the 2-mile extension that will branch off the existing underground LRT with approximately 2,300 feet of tunnel section with the remaining 1.5 miles on the surface. Three new LRT stations will be built at major health care and educational institution destination points.
"We are pleased to have the opportunity to work on this important infrastructure project," said John M. Dionisio, AECOM president and chief executive officer. "We are proud to support the city's efforts to improve accessibility for its citizens and visitors."
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 www.aecom.com.
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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