LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 17, 2013--
AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of
professional technical and management support services for public and
private clients in more than 140 countries around the world, announced
today that it has been awarded a US$148-million, three-year contract to
provide construction-supervision and design-review services for the
portion of the Doha Expressway program in Qatar known as Group 7.
The new dual highway will link the cities of Al Khor and Mesaieed. The
program covers the creation of a 105-mile expressway — which will help
facilitate movement of sea freight into and out of the New Port Project
in Doha as well as ease the movement of trucks and delivery vehicles
around the city.
The project will also feature foot and cycle paths, as well as a
provision for a long-distance rail corridor. In addition, approximately
21 main free-flow junctions will be required, along with a number of
priority-controlled junctions and private accesses.
“We are delighted to play such a vital role in advancing Qatar’s
infrastructure,” said AECOM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John M.
Dionisio. “We look forward to playing a key role in creating a
best-in-class infrastructure network that will help fuel the region’s
Work on the project is set to begin immediately.
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 140 countries and had revenue of $8.2
billion during the 12 months ended March 31, 2013. More information on
AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
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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 March 31, 2013, and our other reports
filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. AECOM
does not intend, and undertakes no obligation, to update any
Source: AECOM Technology Corporation
Paul Dickard, 646-432-8473
VP, External Communications