URS Selected by Colorado Department of Transportation for Emergency Flood Recovery Effort

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DENVER, CO —  December 12, 2013 —  URS Corporation was included on one of three teams selected by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) to provide emergency recovery repairs of infrastructure following the Colorado floods in September.

Partnered with subcontractor Lawrence Construction Company, URS is responsible for Region 4 repair work, which includes the areas of Greeley, Fort Morgan, Brush, Sterling, Sedgwick, and Julesburg—all severely impacted by flooding in the South Platte River Basin.

Under the contract, URS has been performing temporary and/or permanent repairs to state highways east of I-25. Work began immediately in order to rebuild critical infrastructure for these hard hit areas. The repairs to restore mobility to state highway routes were completed well before the December 1, 2013 deadline set by CDOT.

“URS and Lawrence Construction are pleased to have been selected to help Colorado rebuild from the recent, devastating floods,” said Bruce Trott General Manager for the URS Civil Construction & Mining Group. “With a significant presence in the Denver area, our Company is proud to put its construction expertise to work in support of the recovery effort for the people of Colorado.”

URS Corporation is a leading provider of engineering, construction, and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. The Company offers a full range of program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; information technology; and decommissioning and closure services. URS provides services for federal, oil and gas, infrastructure, power, and industrial projects and programs. Headquartered in San Francisco, URS has more than 50,000 employees in a network of offices in nearly 50 countries (

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