Hill International Receives $5 Million Contract from Caltrans District 8

Hill International Receives $5 Million Contract from Caltrans District 8

MARLTON, N.J. & ONTARIO, Calif., Dec. 21, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill
International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk,
announced today that it has received a contract from District 8 of the
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to provide construction
engineering and construction inspection support services on an as-needed basis
on various roadway and bridge projects throughout the district, which includes
Riverside and San Bernardino counties. The three-year contract has an
estimated value to Hill of approximately $5.0 million.

Hill's scope of work includes claims and scheduling for all roadway
construction projects, and construction inspection services for the following
specialty work: electrical inspection, landscape inspection, safety
inspection, Storm Water Pollution Prevention Program (SWPPP) inspection, and
other specialty construction inspection services.

"Caltrans District 8 is an important client with an important construction
program for the region," said Michael Tahan, Senior Vice President in charge
of Hill's highway and bridge practice in California. "We are confident that
our team will continue to deliver exceptional service on all of their
projects," added Tahan.

Hill International, with 3,400 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
www.hillintl.com.

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materially from those projected or assumed in any of our forward-looking
statements. Important factors that could cause our actual results, performance
and achievements, or industry results to differ materially from estimates or
projections contained in our forward-looking statements include: modifications
and termination of client contracts; control and operational issues pertaining
to business activities that we conduct on our own behalf or pursuant to joint
ventures with other parties; difficulties we may incur in implementing our
acquisition strategy; the need to retain and recruit key technical and
management personnel; and unexpected adjustments and cancellations related to
our backlog. Additional factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially from our forward-looking statements are set forth in the reports we
have filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We do not intend, and
undertake no obligation, to update any forward-looking statement.

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CONTACT: Hill International, Inc.
         John P. Paolin
         Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications
         (856) 810-6210
         johnpaolin@hillintl.com
        
         The Equity Group Inc.
         Devin Sullivan
         Senior Vice President
         (212) 836-9608
         dsullivan@equityny.com

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