LOS ANGELES (April 5, 2011) — 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 US$19-million contract by the Government of Alberta Ministry of Transportation for the design and project management of the Highway 2 Twinning project at Peace River in Alberta, Canada.
The company will provide planning, design and project management for a new bridge across the Peace River; highway twinning east and west of the river; as well as interchange improvements at Shaftesbury, 98 Street and 100 Street.
"AECOM is pleased to play an important role in Peace River’s new river crossing program," said AECOM President and Chief Executive Officer John M. Dionisio. "We are proud to aid in this effort, which will improve quality of life and the impact of traffic on the local environment.”
The project is not on Alberta Transportation's current program and there are no timeframes for construction at this time.
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