News Release

AECOM selected to manage the Capital District Infrastructure Project in Abu Dhabi

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 2, 2009-- 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 will manage the Infrastructure Project component of one of the most ambitious urban development projects in the United Arab Emirates, the Capital District in Abu Dhabi.

“AECOM is proud to be part of this exciting plan to help shape the future of Abu Dhabi,” said John M. Dionisio, AECOM President and Chief Executive Officer. “Globally AECOM has been entrusted with the management and control of hundreds of major capital programs.”

The Capital District is envisioned as the focus of government, academic and knowledge-based sectors as part of the emirate’s comprehensive vision of the future, entitled “Plan Abu Dhabi 2030.” The Capital District development will create a sustainable, vibrant and compact mixed-use city and form the center of the United Arab Emirates’ federal government. It ultimately will be home to 370,000 residents.

The Capital District infrastructure will feature a first-class transportation system built on a backbone of underground, high-speed metro and will include highways and roads, water, sewage, district cooling, communication, gas, street lighting, tunnels, and public realm works.


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

About the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council

The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council was created by Emiri Decree number 23 of the year 2007 and is the agency responsible for the future of Abu Dhabi’s urban environments, and the expert authority behind the visionary Plan Abu Dhabi 2030 Urban Structure Framework Plan published September 2007. Chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council defines the shape of the Emirate, ensuring factors such as sustainability, infrastructure capacity, community planning and quality of life, by overseeing development across the city and the Emirate as a whole. The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council ensures best practice in planning for both new and existing urban areas.

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 our plans for future operations. 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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