Hill International Named Project Manager for Anaheim Rapid Connection in
MARLTON, N.J. and ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 14, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill
International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk,
announced today that it has received a contract from the City of Anaheim to
provide professional consulting services in connection with the Anaheim Rapid
Connection (ARC) project. The four-year contract has an estimated value to
Hill of approximately $9.6 million.
Hill's contract is funded by a combination of federal and local funds (Renewed
Measure M Project S and Anaheim Tourism and Improvement District funds)
through a cooperative agreement between the Orange County Transportation
Authority (OCTA) and the City of Anaheim.
ARC is envisioned to operate as a high-capacity transportation system,
providing convenient and efficient transfers to Metrolink, Amtrak, bus rapid
transit, local bus and future high-speed train services at the Anaheim
Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC). The approximately 3.5-mile
system will connect residents, workers and visitors to ARTIC, the Anaheim
Convention Center, the Platinum Triangle and The Anaheim Resort.The estimated
capital cost of the project is approximately $318.7 million.
Under the contract, Hill's services will include administration, project
management, public involvement, environmental documentation and activities,
pre-preliminary engineering activities and preliminary engineering
activities.Hill will be assisted on the contract by principal subconsultant
Stantec Consulting Services Inc. (NYSE:STN).
"We look forward to helping the City of Anaheim make the ARC project a
success," said John K. Skoury, P.E., Senior Vice President in charge of Hill's
rail and transit practice in California.
Hill International, with 3,300 employees in 110 offices worldwide, provides
program management, project management, construction management and
construction claims and consulting services.Engineering News-Record magazine
recently ranked Hill as the 8th largest construction management firm in the
United States.For more information on Hill, please visit our website at
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