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  1. URS Acquires Dames & Moore to Form Big Global Engineering FirmRead the original story

    Dec 31, 1995 | Public Works .com

    URS Corporation and Dames & Moore Group have signed a definitive agreement under which URS will acquire the Dames & Moore firm for approximately $300 million. It also will assume approximately $300 million of debt for a total transaction value of $600 million.

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  2. Construction firm exec recommended for east bank levee authorityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | NOLA.com

    ... has a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from Louisiana State University. He worked for URS Corporation as a civil field engineer between 2006 and 2008 and joined Barriere in October 2008. He serves as the company's North Shore asphalt ...

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  3. The Worst Mistake AECOM Investors Can Make Right NowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Fox News

    ... acquisitive nature. Acquisitions have always been a big part of the story here, but AECOM's 2014 purchase of URS Corporation pretty much doubled the company's size. That gives it greater reach and scale, and that's a good thing for sure. However, it ...

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  4. Data Center Construction Market in the US to Grow at a CAGR of 4.38%...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | SBWire

    ... Mortenson Construction, Page Southerland Page, Pepper Construction, PTS, Skanska, Structure Tone, and URS Corporation. Market driver - Growth of IoT - For a full, detailed list, view our report Market challenge - Containerized data centers - For a ...

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  5. North Ridgeville neighborhood may get break from flood insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    NORTH RIDGEVILLE - Residents of a neighborhood that experienced some of the city's worst flooding may be freed from having to pay for flood insurance.The city is contracting with Bramhall Engineering and Surveying Co.

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  6. Walter P Moore Awarded 2016 Outstanding Engineering Achievement for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | PRWeb

    ... SFO and Walter P Moore, the project team included Fentress Architects, Hensel Phelps (General Contractor), URS Corporation (MEP Engineer), and Schuff Steel Company (Steel Fabricator). The ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards competition recognizes ...

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  7. TGR Enters Placement Phase of Voinovich Bridge ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Construction Equipment Guide

    ... by a joint venture between construction giants Trumbull, Great Lakes and Ruhlin (TGR) and designed by URS Corporation - is being used to save time. TGR purchased a Terex Bid-Well 4800 paver specifically for the project, and crews planned to use it ...

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  8. Seattle ducked considering Key Arena reno option because rewriting is too damn hardRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2016 | Field of Schemes

    Six weeks before the city of Seattle's release last May of an environmental study on the proposed Sodo District arena, the woman preparing it received a telephone call. The man phoning URS Corp. Vice President Katy Chaney was Ryan Sickman, a project manager with AECOM preparing a different report for the City Council on KeyA Arena's future.

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  9. Seattle worried about clashing KeyArena reports, then delayed oneRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The two reports differed on whether KeyArena could be reconfigured to accommodate NBA and NHL franchises. Seattle knew a Sodo arena study differed with a consultant's work on whether a KeyArena remodel was feasible, but delayed AECOM's report and declined to add new facts.

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  10. Vail Dam earthquake fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | The Press-Enterprise

    Vail Lake RV Resort general manager Jeff Brown walks near the base of Vail Dam at Vail Lake on Thursday, April.7. A state agency has flagged the dam for upgrades to guard against an earthquake, but the Rancho California Water District, which will be on the hook to pay for the work, disputes some of the state's findings. Rancho California Water District purchased the structure in 1978 when it acquired the lake to boost supply of stored water The Rancho California Water District is looking into the feasibility of building a new dam at Vail Lake to augment the existing structure, a 68-year-old mass of concrete that has been deemed "deficient" by a state agency.

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  11. Mayfield Heights' 2016 budget shows more than $2 million in road work will take placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Plain Dealer

    ... to the recently completed renovation of the city's police station. The city had received a bill from URS Corporation pertaining to work done by an architect. Council's parameters first set when entering the agreement with the company had the city ...

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  12. Dev Rastogi: The business builderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | CE News

    ... both the public and private sectors. Rastogi helped grow and eventually merge the firm; it was acquired by URS Corporation in 2008. "I was able to simultaneously grow as an engineer and a leader with the company as I developed relationships with new ...

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  13. Connecticut Company To Pay $580,000 For Overbilling FedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    A Connecticut construction company has agreed to pay $580,000 to resolve allegations it overbilled the federal government for a bridge reconstruction project. Prosecutors say URS Corporation AES, based in Rocky Hill, took over a contract in 2008 to provide construction management services to replace the Niantic River Bridge for Amtrak.

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  14. Niantic bridge contractor agrees to $580,000 settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | The Day

    A Rocky Hill building company accused of overcharging the federal government for reconstruction of the Niantic River Bridge has agreed to pay $580,000 to resolve the allegations. URS Corp. AES's settlement comes after government officials alleged that the company violated the False Claims Act by charging Amtrak the maximum labor rate for the project rather than actual labor costs as required under its contract.

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  15. Rocky Hill Construction Company Settles Federal Overbilling ClaimRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Patch.com

    A Rocky Hill construction company has agreed to settle a federal civil suit in which the firm was accused of overbilling the federal government on a bridge reconstruction project in Niantic that was funded by the National Railroad Passenger Corporation . Connecticut's U.S. Attorney Deirdre M. Daly announced on Wednesday that URS Corporation AES will pay $580,000 to resolve allegations that the company violated the federal False Claims Act.

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  16. URS Corp AES pays to resolve allegations of overcharge on Niantic River bridge contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | WTNH

    Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that URS Corporation AES has entered into a civil settlement agreement with the federal government in which URS will pay $580,000 to resolve allegations that the Rocky Hill-based construction company violated the federal False Claims Act and the common law in overbilling the federal government on a bridge reconstruction project in Niantic that was funded by the National Railroad Passenger Corporation . In 2007, Amtrak awarded a contract to Washington Group, International, Inc. to provide construction management services for the replacement of the Niantic River rail bridge.

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  17. Toll Road Cautionary Tale: Florida's Suncoast ParkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Planetizen

    The Suncoast Parkway has produced $22 million a year in revenue after a consultant said it would bring in $150 million a year. Yet the Florida Department of Transportation wants to expand the road.

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  18. GrowthGetting it wrong: Suncoast Parkway set to expand even as it fails to meet projectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Before the Suncoast Parkway opened, a consultant predicted that it would be so full of cars its toll booths would rake in $150 million a year by 2014. That forecast wasn't close.

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  19. Innerbelt build closes Ontario Street on two nightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | The Plain Dealer

    ... identical to, the eastbound structure. In the fall of 2013, the project was awarded to TGR and designer URS Corporation for a bid of $273 million. The project is expected to be complete during the fall of 2016, at which time eastbound traffic will ...

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  20. Rate study, finance plan report coming to Langley councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | South Whidbey Record

    ... about the sewer rate and a financial plan to make it pay for itself. Back in 2009, the city contracted with URS Corporation and Isaksen & Associates for $90,000 to review all of its utilities rates. The resulting report called for increases to help ...

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