AECOM awarded design contract to expand North Metro Rail Line in Denver
LOS ANGELES -- October 01, 2012
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
The value of AECOM’s contract was not disclosed.
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.
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AECOM Technology Corporation
Paul Dickard, 646-432-8473
VP, External Communications
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