Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) September 21, 2011
AECOM, 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 CA$4.6-million (US$4.8-million) contract by the Government of Alberta Ministry of Transportation for the Macleod Trail/Stoney Trail Interchange project in Calgary, Alberta.
AECOM will provide planning, design and construction administration for a new full cloverleaf interchange, two new structures over the MacLeod Trail and Canadian Pacific railway tracks, and the twinning of the Stoney Trail (Highway 22X). The upgrade will help handle the additional traffic volume anticipated once the Southeast Stoney Trail is opened, scheduled for September 2013.
“The Macleod Trail/Stoney Trail Interchange project is an important component in the building of the Calgary Ring Road,” says AECOM’s Jim Zagas, senior civil project manager. “We are honored to have the opportunity to expand our role in the building of this vital road infrastructure investment, which will alleviate the heavy goods and services traffic from the Calgary’s road network.”
AECOM previously completed the design for two separate sections of the Calgary Ring Road, the Northeast Stoney Trail project, delivered via a public-private partnership, and significant portions Northwest Stoney Trail project, delivered conventionally.
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 http://www.aecom.com.