AECOM to provide program management services for the city of Richardson in Texas


DALLAS – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – AECOM (NYSE: ACM), the world’s trusted infrastructure consultancy, announced today that it has been selected to serve as a General Engineering Consultant (GEC) by the City of Richardson, Texas , to increase city staff and provide program management services for the City Capital Improvement Program, including the recently approved 2021 bond program. This contract will focus on identifying opportunities that improve efficiency, minimize public disruption and lower costs for city-wide projects.

“Our leading global program management capability has a heritage of effectively managing complex programs while effectively protecting the values ​​of our clients, ”said Drew Jeter, general manager of AECOM’s global program management business. “We pride ourselves on partnering with our clients with a results-based approach that integrates program objectives through streamlined delivery on budget, on schedule and on priorities. We look forward to supporting the Town of Richardson in this important program.

The City of Richardson’s Capital Improvement Program includes projects totaling nearly $ 400 million that will be delivered over the next five to seven years. These projects focus on repairing and improving streets, public buildings, sidewalks, drainage and parks. AECOM will provide program coordination, management and delivery services related to engineering, design, construction, sequencing, community engagement, real estate and performance monitoring.

“We are proud to partner with the Town of Richardson on their vision of serving the community. This comprehensive program of bonds will provide necessary renovations to public buildings, parks and city infrastructure, prioritizing critical needs and maximum impact, ”said Travis Boone, general manager of the Western United States of America. ‘AECOM. “Our team has a proven track record in the region, and we are delighted to bring our technical excellence and local knowledge to help bring this program to fruition.

The projects planned for the program include the replacement of high-need residential and commercial streets; improvements to the city’s traffic light system; renovations to the public library, town hall, fire station # 5 and animal shelter; improvements to the accessibility of sidewalks; and upgrades to aging drainage, water and sanitation infrastructure, including the expansion of the Northside Pumping Station.


AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, providing professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from planning, design and engineering to program management and implementation. construction. On projects covering transport, buildings, water, new energies and the environment, our public and private clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common goal: to provide a better world through our unparalleled technical expertise and innovation, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 company with $ 13.3 billion in professional services business in fiscal 2021. See how we’re delivering a lasting legacy for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Forward-looking statements

All statements contained in this communication other than statements of historical fact are “forward-looking statements” for the purposes of federal and state securities laws, including statements of plans, strategies and objectives for future operations, profitability, strategic value creation, coronavirus impacts, risk profile and investment strategies, as well as any statements regarding future economic conditions or performance, and expected financial and operational results of AECOM. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in our forward-looking statements are reasonable, actual results could differ materially from those projected or assumed in any of our forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause our actual results, performance and achievements, or industry results to differ materially from the estimates or projections contained in our forward-looking statements, include, but are not limited to, the following: our business is cyclical and vulnerable to economic downturns and reductions in customer spending; the impacts caused by the coronavirus and the resulting economic instability and market volatility, including the response of governments to the coronavirus, including any extended period of travel, trade restrictions or other similar restrictions, delay in start-up or the temporary or permanent stoppage of construction, infrastructure or other projects, requirements that we remove our employees or field staff for their protection, and delays or curtailments of initiatives planned by our government or business clients or potential customers; losses under fixed price contracts; limited control over the operations of our joint venture entities; liability for the fault of our employees or consultants; failure to comply with laws or regulations applicable to our business; maintaining adequate security and financial capacity; high leverage and a potential inability to service our debt and guarantees; exposure to Brexit; exposure to political and economic risks in different countries; fluctuations in exchange rates; retain and recruit key technical and management staff; legal claims; inadequate insurance coverage; respect for environmental law and adequate nuclear compensation; unexpected adjustments and cancellations related to our backlog; partners and third parties who may fail to meet their legal obligations; the real estate development projects of AECOM Capital; manage the cost of pensions; cybersecurity issues, computer failures and data privacy; the risks associated with the benefits and costs of various arrangements such as the sale of our management services, self-execution of at-risk civilian infrastructure and the construction of electricity, and petroleum sector maintenance and recovery activities and gas, including the risk of purchase price adjustment, if any, of these transactions could be unfavorable and any future proceeds due to us in connection with these transactions could be lower than what we expect; as well as other risks and additional factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from our forward-looking statements as set out in our reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof. We do not intend, and assume no obligation, to update any forward-looking statement.


Comments are closed.