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Hill International Receives $56 Million Contract to Manage Superstorm Sandy Recovery Efforts for New York City Transit

MARLTON, N.J. and NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract from the New York City Transit Authority (NYCT) to provide consultant construction management and inspection services for NYCT's Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts and other miscellaneous construction projects. The five-year, indefinite-quantity contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately $55.8 million.

"As the Sandy recovery effort continues, we are extremely proud of the fact that many regional agencies are turning to Hill for management support," said John Milano, Senior Vice President and Northeast Regional Manager for Hill's Project Management Group. "Being part of this recovery and repair effort is an honor to our company and all of our professionals who are involved," added Milano.

Hill International, with 4,600 professionals 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 ninth 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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Hill International, Inc.
John P. Paolin
Senior Vice President of Marketing and
Corporate Communications
(856) 810-6210
johnpaolin@hillintl.com

The Equity Group Inc.
Devin Sullivan
Senior Vice President
(212) 836-9608
dsullivan@equityny.com

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