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Hill International to Manage Construction of New SCI-Phoenix in Pennsylvania

MARLTON, NJ & PHILADELPHIA, PA, March 15, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a task order from the Department of General Services of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to provide construction management services in connection with the new $400 million State Correctional Institution-Phoenix to be constructed in Skippack Township, Pennsylvania adjacent to the existing SCI-Graterford Prison. The three-year task order has an expected value to Hill of approximately $9.8 million.

The existing facility, SCI-Graterford, was originally built in 1929 and is Pennsylvania's largest maximum-security prison. The new SCI-Phoenix, which is expected to be completed by 2015, will consist of two separate facilities, a maximum security prison and a medium security prison.

"This project will greatly enhance the functionality and efficiency of Pennsylvania's correctional facilities," said Michael V. Griffin, P.E., Hill's Senior Vice President and Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager. "We look forward to making sure that its construction is a success," Griffin added.

Hill International, with 3,200 employees in 110 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 www.hillintl.com.

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         John P. Paolin

         Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications

         (856) 810-6210

         johnpaolin@hillintl.com



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