AECOM awarded contract for preliminary engineering work on Minneapolis’ Southwest Light Rail Transit line

  AECOM awarded contract for preliminary engineering work on Minneapolis’
  Southwest Light Rail Transit line

Business Wire

LOS ANGELES -- January 7, 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 it was awarded
a US$16.8-million contract by the Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities to
perform preliminary engineering work on the Southwest Light Rail Transit line
in Minneapolis.

AECOM will provide preliminary engineering services for the western half of a
15.8-mile corridor that includes 17 new stations that will operate from
downtown Minneapolis through several southwestern suburban cities. This
project is an extension of the Green Line between downtown St. Paul and
downtown Minneapolis, which was also designed by AECOM and is scheduled to
begin operation during 2014.

“AECOM is looking forward to being a part of the next step in building an
extension of the transit system for the Twin Cities region,” said AECOM
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John M. Dionisio. “We are delighted to
play a key role in completing the Southwest Light Rail line as the project
will offer a substantial return on investment for transit in the region and
provide economic, environmental and social benefits to residents.”

Construction is set to begin in 2015, with the line scheduled to begin
operating during 2018.


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
$8.2 billion during the 12 months ended Sept. 30, 2012. More information on
AECOM and its services can be found at

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does not intend, and undertakes no obligation, to update any forward-looking

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AECOM Technology Corporation
Paul Dickard, 646-432-8473
VP, External Communications
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