Hill International, Inc.
Feb 6, 2017
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Hill International Wins Engineering Excellence Honor Award from ACEC California for the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Project

PHILADELPHIA and SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has been recognized with a 2017 Engineering Excellence Honor Award from ACEC California for its management of the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Project from Pasadena to Azusa in Southern California.  The award was presented to Hill on February 2, 2017 at ACEC California's Engineering Excellence Awards Banquet held at the Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco, California.

Hill was the program manager for the first segment of the overall $1.95 billion Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension, an 11.5-mile project which extended the Gold Line from Pasadena to Azusa, and is currently the program manager of the next segment, a 12.3-mile extension of the commuter rail line from Glendora to Montclair.

"We are extremely grateful to ACEC California for their recognition of this impressive project," said John K. Skoury, P.E., Senior Vice President in charge of Hill's rail and transit practice in California.  "We thank our client and our project professionals for a truly outstanding team effort," added Skoury.

ACEC California, a member organization of the American Council of Engineering Companies, is a statewide association representing over 950 private consulting engineering and land-surveying firms that average 20 employees each.  ACEC California is dedicated to enhancing the consulting engineering and land surveying professions, protecting the general public and promoting the use of the private sector in the growth and development of California.  Their members provide services for all phases of planning, designing and constructing projects.  For more information on ACEC California, please visit their website at www.acec-ca.org.

Hill International, with 4,300 professionals in 100 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims and other consulting services primarily to the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy and industrial markets.  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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