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Louis Berger wins $600 million IDIQ contract to support USAID infrastructure projects

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Nov. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Louis Berger recently won a five-year $600 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide architecture and engineering (A &E) services for U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) infrastructure programs worldwide.

Under the multiple-award contract, work is expected to include infrastructure services, such as engineering design and construction supervision. Louis Berger will support USAID in strengthening transportation infrastructure and vital sectors such as water and energy, while also providing expertise in environmental, vertical structures and telecommunications sectors and technical areas.

The contract also provides for A &E related capacity building and training, as well as broad technical support and advice to host governments and regulatory agencies that are involved in institutional and infrastructure development of their respective countries.

"The contract calls upon Louis Berger's decades of international development experience," said Tom Lewis, Louis Berger president of U.S. operations. "We are honored to play an active role in support of USAID's work and we look forward to leveraging our global development and engineering expertise to help strengthen local institutions and promote long term sustainable and resilient solutions to some of the world's most challenging problems."

The U.S. Agency for International Development administers the U.S. foreign assistance program providing economic and humanitarian assistance in more than 80 countries worldwide.

About Louis Berger

Louis Berger is a $1 billion global professional services corporation that helps infrastructure and development clients solve their most complex challenges. We are a trusted partner to national, state and local government agencies; multilateral institutions; and commercial industry clients worldwide. By focusing on client needs to deliver quality, safe, financially-successful projects with integrity, we are committed to deliver on our promise to provide Solutions for a better world.

Louis Berger operates on every habitable continent. We have a long-standing presence in more than 50 nations, represented by the multidisciplinary expertise of 6,000 engineers, economists, scientists, managers and planners.

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Source:Louis Berger