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AECOM awarded US$16.9-million task order to repair tornado damage at Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas

Monday, November 07, 2011

AECOM awarded US$16.9-million task order to repair tornado damage at Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas07:00 EST Monday, November 07, 2011 LOS ANGELES (Business Wire) -- AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced today that it has been awarded a task order contract from the U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Support Agency (AFCESA) worth US$16.9 million. Under the task order, AECOM will provide design-build services to complete the design and facility repairs at Little Rock Air Force Base. Due to tornado damage that occurred during April 2011, repairs will be made to seven buildings, including structural metal roofing replacement, exterior finishes and siding repair, interior renovations, and mechanical and electrical repairs. The buildings include a 150,000-square-foot aircraft hangar, logistics center, fire crash station, squadron operations facility and several aircraft maintenance facilities. The period of performance is 18 months. The client considers the project to be a critical step in the base's full recovery from the damage sustained during the storm. The task order was awarded under AECOM's indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract with AFCESA to provide worldwide design-build and construction services. The contract, which was awarded during 2008 to multiple companies, has a ceiling of US$4 billion with a basic ordering period of five years plus five one-year options. This is AECOM's eighth task order under the contract. About AECOM 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 approximately 125 countries and had revenue of $7.7 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2011. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com. Forward-Looking Statements: All statements in this press release other than statements of historical fact are "forward-looking statements" for purposes of federal and state securities laws, including any projections of earnings, statements of plans for future operations or expected revenue. Actual results could differ materially from those projected or assumed in any of our forward-looking statements.Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from our forward-looking statements are set forth in our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2011, and our other reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.AECOM does not intend, and undertakes no obligation, to update any forward-looking statement. NR 11-1101 Media:AECOM Technology CorporationPaul Dickard, 646-432-8473VP, External CommunicationsPaul.Dickard@aecom.com