Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Jacobs to provide WSDOT with engineering services

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. received a contract from the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to provide on-call engineering and operations services in support of the agency's capital rail improvement program and other rail projects.

The contract duration is three years and has a maximum value of $7 million, with an option to extend the duration and increase the value of the contract.

Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is selected to provide a variety of services in the areas of rail engineering, planning, operations support, equipment evaluation and procurement, program and project management, construction management and inspection, alternative project delivery, value engineering, cost estimating, cost/benefit analysis, risk analysis/management and other professional services as required by the WSDOT's Rail Office.

Jacobs Group Vice President Kevin McMahon stated, "We are delighted to receive this award and look forward to continuing our support of WSDOT in the long-term delivery of its capital rail projects."

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