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URS to Provide Support Services for Federal Aviation Administration Research and Development Facility.

Contract Has Maximum Value of $88 Million to URS

SAN FRANCISCO -- URS Corporation (NYSE NYSE

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: URS) today announced that it has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract by the Federal Aviation Administration Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), component of the U.S. Department of Transportation that sets standards for the air-worthiness of all civilian aircraft, inspects and licenses them, and regulates civilian and military air traffic through its air traffic control  (FAA) to provide construction, operations and maintenance services for environmental remediation projects at the FAA's 5,000 acre William J. Hughes William John "Bill" Hughes (born October 17, 1932) is an American Democratic Party politician from New Jersey. He represented New Jersey's At-large congressional district in the United States House of Representatives for 20 years.  Technical Center located at the Atlantic City International Airport Atlantic City International Airport (IATA: ACY, ICAO: KACY, FAA LID: ACY)

is a public airport located nine miles (14 km) northwest of the central business district (CBD) of Atlantic City, in Atlantic County, New Jersey.
 in New Jersey. The ten-year contract has a maximum value of $88 million to URS.

Under the terms of the contract, URS can compete for, or be assigned, task orders to provide a variety of services including construction, testing, and initial operations and maintenance of the environmental remedial action systems; long-term operations and maintenance of existing treatment systems; geographic information system geographic information system (GIS)

Computerized system that relates and displays data collected from a geographic entity in the form of a map. The ability of GIS to overlay existing data with new information and display it in colour on a computer screen is used primarily to
 support for ongoing as well as future remedial efforts; and monitoring and maintenance services for underground storage tank An Underground Storage Tank (UST), in United States environmental law, is a tank and any underground piping connected to the tank that has at least 10 percent of its combined volume underground.  systems.

"URS' successful re-compete of this contract is due in large part to the Company's outstanding operations and safety record with the FAA, as well as the high-quality work we have furnished to the Technical Center since 1998," said Tom Zarges, President of URS' Washington Division. "We are pleased to have been awarded the opportunity to continue to serve the FAA at the world's premier aviation research and development facility, which is dedicated to enhancing the National Airspace System."

URS Corporation (NYSE: URS) is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. The Company offers a full range of program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; and decommissioning Decommissioning is a general term for a formal process to remove something from operational status. Some specific instances include:
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 and closure services. URS provides services for power, infrastructure, industrial and commercial, and federal projects and programs. Headquartered in San Francisco, the Company operates through three divisions: the URS Division, the EG&G Division and the Washington Division. URS Corporation has more than 47,000 employees in a network of offices in more than 30 countries (www.urscorp.com).
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