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Dec. 7, 2012: Army Awards AECOM Joint Venture a Five-Year Base Operations Support Contract

December 7, 2012
LOS ANGELES — AECOM Technology Corp., a leading provider of technical and management support services for public and private clients, announced that a joint venture in which it participates was awarded a five-year $109 million contract by the U.S. Department of Defense to perform base operations support at the Rock Island Arsenal as well as six other locations in Illinois and Iowa.

The contract’s scope includes support for the hydroelectric plant; steam generating plant and natural gas boilers, facilities engineering administration, and water and sanitary sewage systems; government bridge operations; electrical distribution systems; water treatment and distribution, sanitary sewage and storm water drainage systems, and buildings and structures; as well as a variety of unscheduled services.

The majority of the work will occur at the Rock Island base, a 946-acre island located on the Mississippi River between Davenport, Iowa, and Rock Island, Ill. The facility includes a military family housing complex, the oldest swingspan bridge still in use on the Mississippi River, and multiple historic sites, such as the Rock Island National Historic Cemetery, the Colonel Davenport House Museum, and the Mississippi River Visitors Center.

For more information, visit www.aecom.com.

Publication date: 12/3/2012