Jacobs receives program management contract from City of Tallahassee

A Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. subsidiary and LPA Group Inc. have received the Blueprint 2000 program management consultant contract from the City of Tallahassee, Fla.


TAMPA, Fla., July 8, 2003 -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced that a subsidiary company and LPA Group Incorporated received the Blueprint 2000 program management consultant contract from the City of Tallahassee, Fla.

The base contract is for five years at $800 million and is funded by a one-cent local option sales tax. The contract also has a five-year option period and can be renewed annually thereafter until 2019.

The Blueprint 2000 program is an interagency venture between the city of Tallahassee, Fla., and Leon County, Fla., for transportation, water management, and recreation area capital improvements.

Jacobs will provide engineering, planning, environmental management, roadway design, water resources, construction management, and construction engineering inspection services.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Michael Higgins stated, "We are pleased and excited to be part of this important program. Our personnel are committed to providing exceptional value to the citizens of Tallahassee and Leon County for the Blueprint 2000 program to maximize their infrastructure investment."

Jacobs, with over 35,000 employees and revenues approaching $5.0 billion, provides technical, professional, and construction services globally.

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