MARLTON, N.J. and IRVINE, Calif., June 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received an amendment from the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority in connection with its contract to provide program management services on Phases 2A and 2B of the $1.9 billion Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension light rail project, an approximately 23.8 mile extension of the Los Angeles Metro's Gold Line from Pasadena to Montclair. The one-year contract amendment has an estimated value to Hill of approximately $8.0 million.
"We are grateful to our client for their continuing confidence in Hill as program manager of this award-winning infrastructure project," said John K. Skoury, P.E., Senior Vice President in charge of Hill's rail and transit practice in California.
Hill International, with 4,200 employees in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other 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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