URS awarded design contract for Monroe, Mich., wastewater treatment plant renovation

URS Corp. was recently awarded an $860,000 design and engineering contract for the renovation of the city of Monroe's 40-year-old wastewater treatment plant. It will provide planning and detailed engineering design services to upgrade aging plant equipment, install a new emergency backup generator and construct wet weather facilities. The company was awarded the $25,000 contract to commission a planning study and develop project recommendations in January 2006...

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, Dec. 1, 2006 -- URS Corp. announced yesterday it was recently awarded an $860,000 design and engineering contract for the renovation of the city of Monroe's 40-year-old wastewater treatment plant. URS will provide planning and detailed engineering design services to upgrade aging plant equipment, install a new emergency backup generator and construct wet weather facilities. URS was awarded the $25,000 contract to commission a planning study and develop project recommendations in January 2006.

Construction is slated for fall 2007 with an expected completion of spring 2009. An $810,000 Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) grant will fund 90% of the planning and design project with the balance paid through local funds. The MDEQ grant enables the City to be eligible for a low interest Clean Water Revolving Fund (SRF) loan for the construction.

Based in Farmington Hills, URS water/wastewater group provides a full range of engineering services including planning, design and construction administration for all aspects of water and wastewater utilities. The group is supported by certified operators and professional utility managers.

URS Corp. (www.urscorp.com) is a global, full-service organization with approximately 29,000 employees. The company has more than 300 offices in 20 countries, including offices in Farmington Hills and Detroit with approximately 75 employees and offices in Grand Rapids and Traverse City. Ranked first in Engineering News-Record's list of the nation's top 500 design firms six years in a row, URS provides a full spectrum of architectural, engineering and planning services to clients in healthcare, education, environmental, government, industry, commercial/retail, and surface and air transportation.

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