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Hill International Named Program Manager for Next Segment of Foothill Gold Line in Southern California

PHILADELPHIA and IRVINE, Calif., May 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority to provide program management services for the Glendora to Montclair segment of the overall $1.95 billion Foothill Gold Line light rail project. The three-year contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately $9.0 million.

This segment of the Foothill Gold Line involves an approximately 12.3-mile extension of Los Angeles Metro’s Gold Line light rail system; extending the line six more stations from Glendora to Montclair. Hill also served as program manager of the prior and completed segment of the project which involved an approximately 11.5-mile extension of the Gold Line from Pasadena to Azusa and which won multiple awards for design, construction and project management.

“We are grateful to our client for their continued 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. “It is a testament to our team’s outstanding service and commitment to our client and its program,” added Skoury.

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 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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Hill International, Inc.
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Senior Vice President of Marketing and
Corporate Communications
(215) 309-7710
johnpaolin@hillintl.com

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