17 June 2013
Aecom has been awarded a $148m, three-year contract to provide construction-supervision and design-review services for the portion of the Doha Expressway program in Qatar known as Group 7.
Work on the new dual highway linking the cities of Al Khor and Mesaieed will start immediately, Aecom said.
The project building a 105-mile expressway that will help move sea freight in and out of the New Port Project in Doha, as well as ease the movement of trucks and delivery vehicles around the city.
The project will also feature foot and cycle paths, and will prepare for a rail corridor.
"We are delighted to play such a vital role in advancing Qatar’s infrastructure," said Aecom chairman and CEO John M. Dionisio.
"We look forward to playing a key role in creating a best-in-class infrastructure network that will help fuel the region’s growth."