Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that two of its
recent acquisitions were honored with 2012 Chief of Engineers Awards of
Excellence from the U.S.
Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).
In the environmental engineering category, Jacobs (formerly Damon S.
Williams Associates [DSWA]) won for the Tres Rios Environmental
Restoration Project in Salt River, Ariz., and in the design category,
KlingStubbins (now Jacobs) was an award recipient for the National
Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Campus East Project in Springfield, Va.
The Tres Rios Environmental Restoration Project is a water reclamation
and reuse project funded by USACE and the City
of Phoenix Water Services Department. The project treats municipal
wastewater while simultaneously enabling large scale habitat restoration
and flood control, and in addition creates a space for public recreation
and environmental education. DSWA (now Jacobs) served as design and
construction engineer on the project, which entailed moving over three
million cubic yards of material around the 580 acre site to create a
wetland system providing over 450 acres of diverse aquatic and riparian
Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Campus East Project consolidated six
Washington area sites to one campus in the Fort Belvoir area in
Springfield, Va.; and includes a main office building, technology
center, and central utilities plant. KlingStubbins (now Jacobs) and RTKL
Associates, Inc., its joint venture partner on the project,
successfully designed the facility to meet a cultural transformation
mandate and strict requirements for sustainability, reliability,
flexibility and expandability – all constrained by stringent security
Jacobs President and Chief Executive Officer Craig Martin stated, “We
are pleased that in each of these projects, the client’s needs were
given priority and the results were outstanding. Having the projects
receive recognition beyond that from the Army Corps of Engineers is a
Both DSWA and KlingStubbins were acquired by Jacobs in 2011. Martin
adds, “Jacobs’ acquisition strategy for growth and continuous
improvement is exemplified by firms like DSWA and KlingStubbins joining
our Company, and bringing their unique capabilities to further
strengthen the value and range of expertise we are able offer to our
clients around the world.”
The USACE Chief’s Awards of Excellence Program, now in its 46th
year, recognizes the most innovative projects accomplished by USACE
teammates and its design and construction community.
Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of
technical, professional, and construction services.
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