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AECOM Awarded Design Contract To Expand North Metro Rail Line In Denver

AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 130 countries around the world, announced today that it was awarded a final design contract to assist the Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) in the first two segments of its North Metro Rail Line.

AECOM will provide design optimization studies and final design for track, stations, affected roadways, MEP (mechanical, electrical, plumbing), landscaping, permitting, drainage and utilities, park ‘n rides, walls, eight bridges, and transit systems coordination.

The North Metro Rail Line is an 18-mile commuter rail corridor and is part of RTD’s FasTracks 120-mile commuter and light rail expansion program. The corridor will provide access for commuters/passengers from northern suburb communities to the new commuter rail hub at Denver’s Union Station, which also was designed by AECOM.

“AECOM’s previous experience delivering innovation and creativity to RTD and our design-build client, Kiewit Western, on Denver Union Station brought our team credible and relevant experience to apply to this project and positioned us well for the North Metro Rail Line win,” said AECOM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John M. Dionisio. “We are extremely honored to remain a trusted partner with our clients, the city and county of Denver, and other stakeholders.”

The value of AECOM’s contract was not disclosed.

About AECOMAECOM 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.

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