Wednesday, September 19, 2012

All Aboard Florida selects AMEC as its environmental engineering firm

All Aboard Florida (AAF), developer of the privately-owned, operated and maintained intercity passenger rail system that will connect South Florida to Orlando, has selected AMEC Environment & Infrastructure, Inc., as the environmental engineering firm overseeing the design planning and environmental compliance and permitting efforts for the 230-mile passenger railway infrastructure.

"AMEC's global track record of exemplary engineering feats in the transportation sector makes them a worthy partner in this project," said Michael Reininger, executive vice president of AAF. "The firm will deliver on our philosophy to bring intercity passenger rail service to Florida without sacrificing or adversely impacting the critical environments and natural habitats that define our state's landscape."

The firm's contributions to major transportation-oriented projects include supplying engineering, permitting and construction management services for capacity improvements on Class 1 railroads in the eastern U.S., including work on the Heartland Corridor, Crescent Corridor and the National Gateway projects.

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