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Amtrak taps Jacobs for ARRA projects

Posted on October 14, 2009

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. signed a contract with Amtrak, the National Railroad Passenger Corp., to provide program management and construction management services for more than 100 infrastructure improvement projects (at over 360 locations) with the potential value in excess of $560 million being funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) economic-stimulus package.

Under this contract, Jacobs will manage, procure and administer, in part or in full, the design and construction of projects such as maintenance facility upgrades, bridge replacements, track work, security enhancements and various station improvements.

In support of small and minority-owned businesses, Jacobs and Amtrak will set individual goals for significant levels of small and disadvantaged business enterprise participation, and contract projects to create jobs that will further economic recovery and provide long-term benefits.

 

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