Jacobs to advise TxDOT on PPPs

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Jacobs to advise TxDOT on PPPs

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has received a contract from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to provide general engineering consultant (GEC) services for PPP projects in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

 The PPP porject will be delivered through design-build, concession and other alternative delivery methods.

Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is delivering GEC services through an Indefinite Deliverable/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract over a period of six years. Jacobs' scope of work includes services ranging from planning, design, construction oversight, and owner verification testing.

Jacobs has served in a North Texas TxDOT GEC role since 2004 when it was awarded a contract to manage the development and implementation of the I-635 (LBJ) Express Managed Lanes Project. Additionally, Jacobs is GEC for the DFW Connector, North Tarrant Express (Segment 3A) and SH 183 (Midtown Express) Managed Lanes projects.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President, Randy Pierce, stated,

"Using lessons learned from our Dallas-Fort Worth area PPP experience, we look forward to leveraging our skills and experience in partnership with TxDOT to enhance the region's connectivity and mobility over the next six years."

Jacobs is an international engineering, architecture, and construction firm with offices located around the world. As a publicly traded company with 66,000 employees and 2014 revenues of more than $12 billion, Jacobs offers support to industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets.

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