Hill International Selected as Construction Manager for 15-Mile Reconstruction
of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Near Valley Forge
MARLTON, N.J. and PHILADELPHIA, July 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill
International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk,
announced today that it has been awarded a contract from the Pennsylvania
Turnpike Commission (PTC) to provide construction management services for the
widening and reconstruction of a 15-mile section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
The nine-year contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately $17.1
Under the contract, Hill will be providing services during design and
construction of Turnpike roadway and bridge reconstruction projects between
Downingtown (milepost 312) and Valley Forge (milepost 326) in Chester County,
Pennsylvania.Reconstruction of this section is anticipated to include two
roadway construction contracts and two early action bridge replacement
contracts for a total cost of approximately $480 million.
One of the PTC's highest priorities is to fully reconstruct the Turnpike,
removing all original pavement and sub-base and replacing it with an entirely
new roadway to include new bridges, median barriers, guide rail, noise and
retention walls and drainage.To date, the PTC has reconstructed more than 100
miles of roadway, most of it widened from four to six lanes.These rebuilt
roadways meet contemporary engineering standards, including a wider median,
gentler curves and grades, safer entry and exit ramps and reconstructed
"It is an honor to be working for the PTC on such an important reconstruction
effort," said Michael V. Griffin, PE, Senior Vice President and Mid-Atlantic
Regional Manager for Hill's Project Management Group."We are confident that
our team will manage this project to a successful completion," added Griffin.
Hill International, with 3,900 employees in 100 offices worldwide, provides
program management, project management, construction management and
construction claims and consulting services.Engineering News-Record magazine
recently ranked Hill as the 9th largest construction management firm in the
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