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 in which it participates was awarded a five-year US$109-million contract by the U.S. Department of Defense to perform base operations support at the Rock Island Arsenal as well as six other locations in Illinois and Iowa.
The contract’s scope includes public works support for the hydroelectric plant; steam generating plant and natural gas boilers, facilities engineering administration, and water and sanitary sewage systems; government bridge operations; electrical distribution systems; water treatment and distribution, sanitary sewage and storm water drainage systems, and buildings and structures; as well as a variety of unscheduled services.
The majority of the work will occur at the Rock Island base, a 946-acre island located on the Mississippi River between Davenport, Iowa, and Rock Island, Illinois. The facility includes a military family housing complex, the oldest swingspan bridge still in use on the Mississippi River and multiple historic sites, such as the Rock Island National Historic Cemetery, the Colonel Davenport House Museum and the Mississippi River Visitors Center.
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 September 30, 2012. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
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