MARLTON, N.J. and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 27, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract to provide agency capital program controls system procurement and related support services from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA). The eight-year contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately $22.3 million.
Hill's scope under the contract includes an 18-month development and implementation phase for a fully-integrated program controls and management system for use agency-wide, including on the SFMTA's $1.6 billion Central Subway Program. The system's components will include cost and schedule control, grant management, cost estimating, document management and control, work flow and business reengineering, and contracts and claims management. After implementation, Hill will continue to provide professional services and technical support for the full eight-year contract period.
"Our approach will be to develop and implement a state-of-the-art program management system that will be a showcase for SFMTA and one that other transit agencies will want to use as a model," said Thomas J. Spearing III, President of Hill's Project Management Group (Americas).
Hill International, with 2,600 employees in 90 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 .
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