MARLTON, N.J. & NEW YORK, June 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that the No. 7 Subway Line Extension project in New York City has received the 2013 Construction Project of the Year award from the New York State Society of Professional Engineers (NYSSPE) for outstanding professional engineering efforts in developing creative solutions and innovative technologies in construction of an infrastructure project. The award was presented to the Hill International/LiRo/HDR joint venture, construction manager for the project, at the NYSSPE's Annual Conference and Awards Ceremony which was held on June 7, 2013 in Lake Placid, New York.
"This is a significant award for the No. 7 Line Extension project," said Dr. Michael Horodniceanu, President of MTA Capital Construction (MTACC). "It recognizes the aptitude of our contractors and construction management team in the face of complex challenges," he added.
"We are extremely honored that this major infrastructure project has been recognized as Project of the Year," said D. Clarke Pile, P.E., Hill's Senior Vice President and Northeast Regional Manager. "All the members of our joint venture team did an outstanding job in supporting MTACC on this project," added Pile.
NYSSPE is an organization consisting of engineering professionals from all disciplines and employment sectors that advocates licensure, promotes the ethical, competent and lawful practice of engineering, and enhances the image and interests of its members and the engineering profession. NYSSPE represents professional engineers (totaling more than 25,000 licensees in New York State) practicing in all disciplines and in all practice settings. For more information on NYSSPE, please visit their web site at www.nysspe.org.
Hill International, with 3,800 professionals in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management and construction claims and consulting services. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the 8th 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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