MARLTON, N.J. and NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract to provide project labor agreement (PLA) administration and labor management services for the New York State Thruway Authority during construction of the Tappan Zee Hudson River Crossing.
The $3.9 billion twin-span bridge will replace the existing Tappan Zee Bridge and will carry Interstates 87 and 287 across the Hudson River, serving the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. The project should be complete in 2018. The new bridge is being designed and constructed to last 100 years without major structural maintenance.
"We look forward to supporting the Thruway Authority on this major infrastructure project," said James M. O'Neill, Vice President with Hill's Project Management Group.
Hill International, with 4,000 professionals in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management and construction claims and consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the 9th largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.
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