Jacobs Receives Contract from the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada

Oct 12, 2010, 07:45 ET from Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it has received a contract to provide program management services for the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC). The RTC is the transit authority, transportation planning agency and regional traffic management agency for Southern Nevada.

Officials did not disclose the contract value, however did note that the contract has a duration of four years with two one-year options.

As the program management consultant (PMC), Jacobs provides technical capacity as well as coordination and oversight of professional service, design and construction contracts to support development of the RTC's capital projects.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Robert M. Clement stated, "We are pleased to continue our long standing relationship with the RTC, and we look forward to working side-by-side with them to help them deliver their capital projects."

Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services.

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