URS wins Homeland Security contract worth up to $13 million

URS Corp.'s EG&G Division has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to provide operations and maintenance support at the U.S. Center for Domestic Preparedness Chemical Ordnance Biological Radiological Training Facility at Anniston, Ala...

SAN FRANCISCO, April 5, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- URS Corp.'s EG&G Division has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to provide operations and maintenance support at the U.S. Center for Domestic Preparedness Chemical Ordnance Biological Radiological Training Facility (CDP COBRATF) at Anniston, Ala. The CDP COBRATF currently is the only known toxic-agent training facility in the world training first responders to natural and man-made disasters.

EG&G has been the prime contractor at the facility for over 13 years. Under the terms of the new contract, which the Company recently won in a re-competition, EG&G will provide operations and maintenance services including maintaining buildings and grounds, and disposing of all waste generated at the CDP COBRATF. The contract includes one base year and four additional one-year option periods, for a total of five years. The contract has a maximum value of $13 million if all option years are exercised.

Commenting on the contract win, Randall A. Wotring, president of the EG&G Division, said: "We are very pleased to have been selected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to support the critical work being conducted at the Center for Domestic Preparedness. Since 1999, URS has provided skilled operations and maintenance support that has helped train thousands of soldiers and first responders. We look forward to expanding our relationship with the Center for Domestic Preparedness and continuing to support its vital work."

URS Corp. (www.urscorp.com) offers a comprehensive range of professional planning and design, systems engineering and technical assistance, program and construction management, and operations and maintenance services for transportation, commercial/industrial, facilities, environmental, water/wastewater, homeland security, installations and logistics, and defense systems. Based in San Francisco, the company operates in more than 20 countries with about 27,500 employees providing engineering and technical services to federal, state and local governmental agencies as well as private clients in the chemical, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, power, manufacturing, mining and forest products industries.

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