Master plan sets games in motion in Rio

Workers put final touches in the sponsor areas as the sun sets on the 2016 Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Taking its inspiration from the dramatic natural setting, the energy and ambitions of Rio, AECOM’s winning masterplan and venue designs for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games are now complete. This prestigious […]

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Water monitoring helping planning efforts in SE Asia

An AECOM environmental scientist uses equipment to test for heavy metals in ground water in western Bangkok, Thailand. This developing area is next to a landfill in an automobile manufacturing area. Widespread migration from the countryside is placing tremendous stress on urban water supplies and sanitation services delivery throughout SE Asia. AECOM is involved in […]

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Threads of gold support bridge in Thailand

Early morning sunlight outlines the gold on the main structural support for the cable-stayed Rama VIII bridge crossing the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, Thailand. AECOM performed engineering services and project management on the bridge project. It has an asymmetrical design, with a single pylon in an inverted Y shape located on the western bank […]

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Bringing smoother air travel to smaller airports

A TSA officer checks on new baggage operations and scanning at McAllen-Miller International Airport in South Texas. AECOM was retained to provide architectural and engineering design services for the $29 million terminal expansion at the airport. The expansion included adding space for new TSA screening facilities and offices as well as a new concourse, additional […]

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New terminal with room to grow

Twilight falls over the new circular atrium at the Wichita Falls Municipal Airport in Texas. AECOM was retained to provide architectural and engineering design services for the $32 million new terminal building. The airport shares joint service between passenger flights to Dallas and military flights from neighboring Sheppard Air Force Base. The new, 52,000-square-foot facility […]

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Rockfall mitigation helps residents breath easier

An AECOM project manager inspects newly constructed rockfall catch-fences along Menehune Road in Waimea, Kauai, Hawaii. The Department of Land and Natural Resources hired AECOM to provide structural engineering design and construction management services for The rockfall mitigation project. The work involved the removal of unstable boulders and rocks and installation of barriers with a […]

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Air Force Academy cadets get modern dormitory

Cadets at the Air Force Academy return from physical training to their dormitory, Vandenberg Hall, which has undergone a full architectural rennovation in Colorado Springs, CO. Engineers and architects at URS and AECOM offices completed the work including upgrades to mechanical systems and infrastructure along with redone interiors, and replacement of all windows and curtain […]

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BRT moves more people outside Montreal

Multiple busses travel down the reserved BRT lanes away from De Le Gapp Station in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada. The Rapibus project is a bus rapid transit system for the Société de Transport de l’Outaouais (STO). AECOM was hired to provide engineering, architectural, program, and construction services for the STO in expanding the 17km route at […]

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Getting Lac-Mégantic cleaned up and safe

AECOM site supervisor and PE, Robert White (R) talks with Jean Deschesnes about ongoing operations and safety at an Environmental cleanup project at Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, Canada. AECOM was brought on board to coordinate, manage, and guide the environmental cleanup efforts to remove 6 million litres of spilled light crude oil from the Lac-Mégantic Oil train […]

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Traditional meets modern in Hong Kong

A professional takes a break on the seawall and watches a traditional “junk” sailboat gliding by the new Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in Hong Kong, China. AECOM was hired to provide civil, structural and geotechnical engineering, building services and fire engineering, traffic engineering, environmental, acoustic and sustainable design, space planning for the cruise terminal design, […]

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