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 its wholly owned subsidiary, AECOM Asia Company Limited, has been awarded a consultancy contract amounting to an estimated contract value of US$148 million, by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region’s Highways Department for the design and construction of the Tuen Mun-Chek Lap Kok Link (TM-CLKL) project. The project is part of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) related projects in Hong Kong.
The contract includes detailed design as well as supervision-in-chief and resident site staff responsibilities. AECOM will provide reference design/detailed design and contract administration during the construction of the TM-CLKL, which will provide the most direct route between Hong Kong’s Northwest New Territories, the Hong Kong Boundary Crossing Facilities of the HZMB, the Hong Kong International Airport and Lantau Island. The project works comprise a dual two-lane highway approximately 6-miles long, of which 3 miles are in the form of a sub-sea tunnel, and is expected to be completed during 2017.
“This is the second design and construction consultancy that AECOM has won for Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge related projects,” said AECOM Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John M. Dionisio. “We are honored to partner with Hong Kong’s Highways Department to play a key role in its continuing development of Hong Kong’s transportation infrastructure.”
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 $8.0 billion during its fiscal year 2011. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
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