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 design contract for the final leg of Anthony Henday Drive in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
The Alberta government signed a 34-year public-private partnership (P3) contract with the Capital City Link General Partnership to design, build, operate and partially finance the highway project. The P3 contract is worth US$1.8 billion.
AECOM is the lead designer for the Flatiron-Dragados-Aecon-Lafarge design-build joint venture company. The project includes 17 miles of six- and eight-lane divided roadways, nine interchanges, two road flyovers, eight rail crossings, and 46 bridge structures, including two bridges across the North Saskatchewan River.
“This is a great opportunity to partner with the province, delivering new, high-quality transportation infrastructure in an accelerated manner under a single P3 contract,” said AECOM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John M. Dionisio. “Together we will develop a project that will provide for a safe transportation network bringing both mobility and further economic growth to the region."
The ring road, once completed, is designed to reduce commute times and traffic congestion in the area.
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