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CH2M HILL selected for technical assistance on Amtrak improvement projects for Program Management Oversight staff augmentation

CH2M HILL selected for technical assistance on Amtrak improvement projects for Program Management Oversight staff augmentation

December 15, 2009 – CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, procurement, construction, and operations firm, was recently awarded a program management oversight contract for Amtrak projects across the United States, in concert with a URS Joint Venture.
 
The contract involves more than 400 projects located in 46 states, and includes work at Amtrak stations, facilities, office locations, and along the railroad right-of-way. Work will be performed by CH2M HILL engineering staff members from offices throughout the country, and all projects are to be completed by February 17, 2011.
 
The following is a general list of projects which URS/ CH2M HILL will work on as part of this contract:
 
Mobility First – support the installation of wheelchair lifts, tactile edges, and ramps at stations to assist Amtrak in complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
 
Facilities – provide technical expertise and advice on Amtrak’s facilities program, including the construction of major maintenance facilities and the rehabilitation of many smaller facilities.
 
Security – provide technical expertise and advice on Amtrak security projects at stations, maintenance facilities, bridges, and tunnels.
 
Bridges – support Amtrak’s replacement of multiple bridges, as well as the painting, repair, and rehabilitation of additional bridges.
 
Right-of-Way – provide technical expertise and support Amtrak’s management and reporting of concrete and wood cross tie projects, positive train control installations, abandoned building demolitions, electrification system improvements, and communication projects.
 
Headquartered in Denver, Colo., employee-owned CH2M HILL is a global leader in consulting, design, design-build, operations and program management for government, civil, industrial and energy clients. With $6.3 billion in revenue and 23,500 employees, CH2M HILL is an industry-leading program management, construction management and design firm, as ranked by Engineering News-Record (2010). The firm’s work is concentrated in the areas of water, transportation, environmental, energy and power, and facilities and infrastructure. The firm has long been recognized as a most-admired company and leading employer. Visit www.ch2mhill.com.
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