URS one of seven awarded Air Force environmental services contract

Work will include restoration, conservation, planning, compliance and pollution prevention. URS also will supply design, planning and programming, program management, value engineering, supervision, inspection and construction management services for engineering projects. The 7-year contract, plus three additional years to complete performance, has a maximum aggregate value of $200 million to all seven companies...

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 4, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- URS Corp. is one of seven companies awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, Environmental Compliance and Analysis Services (ECAS) contract with the U.S. Air Force Air Combat Command (ACC).

Under the terms of the contract, as task orders are issued, URS will provide environmental and engineering services for ACC facilities worldwide, other Air Force commands and bases, and Department of Defense agencies. Environmental work will include restoration, conservation, planning, compliance and pollution prevention. URS also will supply design, planning and programming, program management, value engineering, supervision, inspection and construction management services for engineering projects. The 7-year contract, plus 3 additional years to complete performance, has a maximum aggregate value of $200 million to all seven companies.

Commenting on the contract win, Martin M. Koffel, URS chairman and CEO, said: "This is a significant win for our URS Division and marks our third consecutive award under the ECAS contracts issued by the ACC. URS is one of the few firms with the geographic reach necessary for global assignments such as this, and we look forward to working with the U.S. Air Force on this important assignment, which will support the efforts of our military agencies."

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 surface transportation, air transportation, rail transportation, industrial process, facilities and logistics support, water/wastewater treatment, hazardous waste management and military platforms support. Based in San Francisco, the company operates in more than 20 countries with about 27,000 employees providing engineering and technical services to federal, state and local governmental agencies as well as private clients in the chemical, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, forest products, mining, oil and gas, and utilities industries.

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