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Apr 9, 2018

Hill International Awarded New Contract to Deliver Vital New Mumbai Transit Link in India

PHILADELPHIA and GURUGRAM, India, April 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract from the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) to provide the General Consultancy Services for the USD 2.26 billion Mumbai Metro Line 4 as part of a consortium consisting of DB Engineering & Consulting GMBH as the lead partner and Louis Berger Consulting Pvt. Ltd. as another partner.

The project consists of a 32.3 KM elevated corridor and includes 32 stations along the Wadala-Ghatkopar-Mulund-Thane-Kasarvadavali corridor. Hill is serving in a consortium whose general services will comprise design review, project management and construction supervision. The project is expected to reduce current travel times by 50-75%, according to officials.

"The Mumbai Metro Line 4 will have a tremendous impact on both local employment and the national economy. We are extremely proud to participate in this important infrastructure improvement project," said Senior Vice President and Managing Director (Asia/Pacific) for Hill's Project Management Group, Abdo E. Kardous. “This award from MMRDA is a testament to the quality of our services, and we look forward to providing added value on this vital improvement project.”

Hill International, with more than 3,000 professionals in more than 50 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, and other consulting services to clients in a variety of market sectors. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the eighth-largest construction management firm in the United States.  For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.

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Hill International, Inc.
Elizabeth J. Zipf, LEED AP BD+C
Senior Vice President
Hill International, Inc.
One Commerce Square
2005 Market Street, 17th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Tel: 215-309-7707
elizabethzipf@hillintl.com

Hill International, Inc.
Marco A. Martinez
SVP & Interim Chief Financial Officer
Tel:  215-309-7951
marcomartinez@hillintl.com

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President
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jgrau@investor-com.com

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