PHILADELPHIA and SAN FRANCISCO (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract from the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) to provide project management oversight and construction management services in connection with VTA’s highway, roadway, pedestrian/bicycle, transit and facility projects. The five-year contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately $35.0 million.
VTA is an independent special district responsible for bus and light rail operations, congestion management, specific highway improvement projects and countywide transportation planning. VTA is both an accessible transit provider and multi-modal transportation planning organization involved with transit, highways, roadways, bikeways, and pedestrian facilities.
“We look forward to supporting VTA’s mission of providing sustainable, accessible, community-focused transportation projects,” said Michael B. Smith, Senior Vice President and Western Regional Manager for Hill’s Project Management Group. “We are confident that our team will deliver on all expectations,” added Smith.
Hill International, with 4,400 professionals in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the eighth largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.
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