AECOM joint venture awarded US$43.3-million contract for the extension of
Boston’s Green Line light rail service
LOS ANGELES -- January 3, 2013
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 a joint venture
it leads was awarded a US$43.3-million contract by the Massachusetts
Department of Transportation to proceed with advanced preliminary design
services, the first phase of the joint venture’s overall contract for the
extension of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s (MBTA) Green
Line light rail service in Boston.
In addition to advanced preliminary design services, the joint venture will
provide final design services and services during construction in future
phases of the contract for a number of elements, including seven new stations
and 4.5 miles of light rail tracks; the relocation of Lechmere station; the
reconstruction of bridges along the corridor; and the development of a new
maintenance and transportation facility.
“We are proud to partner with the MBTA on its first expansion project in 25
years, which also is currently the largest infrastructure project in
Massachusetts,” said AECOM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John M.
Dionisio. “Our local light rail expertise, as well as our direct experience
with the entire MBTA system, position AECOM well to help improve Green Line
service for Boston’s residents and visitors.”
The extension project is expected to improve air quality and travel times
within the corridor, as well as reduce automobile congestion.
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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
$8.2 billion during the 12 months ended Sept. 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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