Hill International Wins CTF Transportation Award for the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension in Southern California

PHILADELPHIA and IRVINE, Calif., May 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a 2016 Transportation Award from the California Transportation Foundation (CTF) for the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension. The project won in the category of “Best Rail/Transit Project.” The award was presented to Hill and other project participants on May 25, 2016 at the CTF’s Annual Transportation Awards dinner held at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento, California.

Hill was the program manager for the 11.5-mile project which extended the Gold Line from Pasadena to Azusa. Hill is also currently providing program management services on the next segment, a 12.3-mile extension of the commuter rail line from Glendora to Montclair.

“This is the latest of many awards that our team has received for the Gold Line Foothill project,” said John K. Skoury, P.E., Senior Vice President in charge of Hill’s rail and transit practice in California. “Thanks go to our team for their outstanding leadership and to our client for the opportunity to be part of this award-winning project,” added Skoury.

Established more than twenty years ago, the California Transportation Foundation is now the leading charitable transportation organization in the state. With generous donations from individuals, corporations and organizations, CTF supports California’s transportation community. For more information on CTF, please visit their website at www.transportationfoundation.org.

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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