DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AECOM (NYSE: ACM), the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, today announced it has been selected to serve as General Engineering Consultant (GEC) by the City of Richardson, Texas to augment city staff and provide program management services for the city’s Capital Improvement Program, including the recently approved 2021 Bond Program. This contract will focus on identifying opportunities that enhance efficiency, minimize public disruption, and reduce costs on citywide projects.
“Our leading global program management capability has a legacy of efficiently managing complex programs while effectively safeguarding our clients’ values,” said Drew Jeter, chief executive of AECOM’s global program management business. “We pride ourselves on partnering with our clients with an outcome-driven focus that incorporates the goals of the program through a streamlined delivery adhering to budgets, schedules, and priorities. We look forward to supporting the City of Richardson on this significant program.”
The City of Richardson’s Capital Improvement Program includes projects totaling nearly $400 million to be delivered over the next five to seven years. These projects are focused on repairs and improvements to streets, public buildings, sidewalks, drainage, and parks. AECOM will provide program coordination, management, and delivery services related to engineering, design, construction, sequencing, community engagement, real estate, and performance monitoring.
“We’re proud to partner with the City of Richardson on its vision to serve the community. This comprehensive bond program will provide necessary renovations to public buildings, parks, and infrastructure across the city, prioritizing critical needs and maximum impact,” said Travis Boone, chief executive of AECOM’s U.S. West region. “Our team has a proven track record in the region, and we’re excited to bring our technical excellence and local knowledge to help deliver the successful completion of this program.”
Projects slated for the program include replacements for high-need residential and commercial streets; enhancements to the city’s traffic signal system; renovations to the public library, City Hall, Fire Station No. 5, and Animal Shelter; improvements to sidewalk accessibility; and upgrades to aging drainage, water, and sanitary infrastructure including an expansion of the Northside Pump Station.
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