PHILADELPHIA and COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract from the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) to provide construction administration and inspection services on various highway and bridge projects throughout the state. The three-year contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately $3.5 million.
The scope of the assignment is defined in three parts. Part 1 involves upgrading 2.5 miles of urban intrastate to three lanes from the 475/75 system interchange including the Lagrange Bridge Structure, the reconfiguration of two full service interchanges and the removal of a partial interchange, and the rehabilitation and reconstruction of 12 bridges. Part 2 includes construction of a two-lane roadway and demolition of the existing four-lane roadway. It also includes roadway, sanitary and water improvements. Part 3 includes reconstruction of 1.03 miles of urban roadway (Berdan Road) and will include three modern roundabouts, sidewalks, multiuse path landscaping and lighting along with traffic control.
"We look forward to supporting ODOT District 2 on this ambitious roadway improvement program," said Vic Spinabelli, Jr., P.E., LEED AP, Senior Vice President in charge of Hill's project management operations in Western Pennsylvania and Ohio. "This program will have a positive impact on the state's bridge and highway infrastructure system," added Spinabelli.
Hill International, with 4,900 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 seventh 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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