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Hill International Selected by PennDOT to Manage I-70 Reconstruction

PHILADELPHIA and PITTSBURGH, May 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to provide construction management services in connection with the reconstruction and widening of Interstate 70. The four-year contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately $4.5 million.

The I-70 project involves two adjacent segments. Section W31 is located in South Strabane Township in Southwestern Pennsylvania and includes the reconstruction and widening of the highway to accommodate a 10-foot wide median and 12-foot outside shoulders. It will apply current design criteria for 70-mile-per-hour speeds between the South Junction and SR-519 Interchanges. Section T10 will provide three through-lanes on mainline I-70 between the East Beau Street and the South Junction Interchanges for a total length of approximately 3.1 miles. This project is the largest single project ever undertaken by PennDOT’s District 12-0.

“We look forward to supporting PennDOT on the reconstruction and widening of I-70,” 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 project will significantly improve the highway’s traffic capacity in the region,” added Spinabelli.

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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