AECOM awarded US$91-million Miami-Dade sewer-repair contract
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE:ACM), the world’s #1-ranked engineering design firm, announced today that it has been awarded a US$91-million contract by Miami-Dade County commissioners in Florida to oversee US$1.6 billion in federally mandated repairs to the county’s sewer system.
“This is a great opportunity to again demonstrate AECOM’s expertise in delivering complex and crucial projects, which includes numerous large water and wastewater projects throughout the world.”
AECOM will provide program and construction management services for upgrades to the existing wastewater treatment plants and the collection and transmission system pipes and pump stations — including overseeing and supporting the early planning, design and construction phases of the capital program. AECOM will also oversee the implementation of numerous capacity, management, operations and maintenance programs required by a federal consent decree.
“We are pleased to be selected for this important project, which will benefit the residents and visitors of Miami-Dade County through major improvements to the county’s wastewater system and facilities,” said Michael S. Burke, AECOM president and chief executive officer. “This is a great opportunity to again demonstrate AECOM’s expertise in delivering complex and crucial projects, which includes numerous large water and wastewater projects throughout the world.”
AECOM was awarded a five-year contract, with two five-year extension options.
Ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, AECOM is a premier, fully integrated infrastructure and support services firm, with a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government. With approximately 45,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in more than 150 countries 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 had revenue of $8.0 billion during the 12 months ended March 31, 2014. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
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