News | July 3, 2007

URS To Provide Stormwater Support Services To California Department Of Transportation

Three-Year Contract Has a Maximum Value of $28.5 Million to URS

San Francisco, CA — URS Corporation has announced it has been awarded a contract by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to help the state agency comply with stormwater runoff requirements under its State Water Resources Control Board permit and the Federal Clean Water Act. Caltrans will assign tasks to URS on an "as needed" basis under the three-year agreement, which has a maximum value of $28.5 million.

Under the terms of the contract, as specific task orders are awarded by Caltrans, URS will develop monitoring plans, conduct field sampling and analyze stormwater runoff on Caltrans operated roadways and facilities in Orange, San Diego and Imperial Counties. In addition, URS will assist Caltrans in identifying and testing new technologies to improve the quality of stormwater runoff.

Commenting on the contract award, Gary V. Jandegian, President, URS Division, said: "We are pleased to have been selected by Caltrans for this important program, which extends our strong relationship and experience with Caltrans on programs that address complex stormwater issue. We look forward to supporting Caltrans as it works to improve the quality of stormwater runoff throughout the State."

SOURCE: URS Corporation.