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 contract to provide final design services for the Denver Regional Transportation District’s (RTD) forthcoming I-225 light-rail line.
AECOM will provide final design for a number of elements, including tracks, seven full stations and part of an eighth station, multiple traffic signals and grade crossings, landscaping, permitting, drainage and utilities, park ’n ride areas, eight bridges, and transit systems.
“Our excellent performance on Denver’s Union Station and our five-year track record of delivering innovation and creativity to RTD were essential to our being asked to lead the design team for the I-225 line,” said AECOM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John M. Dionisio. “I am extremely proud that AECOM will help advance this important project.”
The 10.5-mile I-225 line is part of the region’s ongoing FasTracks System. It will further link Denver’s southern communities to Denver International Airport via the East Line, and will connect the entire region to the rapidly growing Anschutz-Fitzsimons Medical Campus and Aurora City Center. The AECOM team is part of a larger partnership that proposed innovative financing, design and construction to deliver the entire corridor to revenue service scheduled in late 2015, which is several years earlier than currently programmed.The value of AECOM’s contract was not disclosed. About AECOM 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 130 countries and had revenue of $8.3 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2012. 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 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 June 30, 2012, 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. NR 12-0902
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