PHILADELPHIA, and IRVINE, Calif., June 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it received Amendment No. 2 to continue to provide program management services to the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority in support of the award-winning Foothill Gold Line Extension project - Glendora to Montclair. The fee for services will not exceed $9 million under a total contract amount of $27.5 million.

The Glendora to Montclair Foothill Gold Line extension project will extend the light rail line by 12.3 miles and add 6 passenger stations, relieve congestion in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, and drive transit-oriented development. Phase 2B of the extension recently broke ground, with Hill providing program and construction management services.

“We are grateful to the Authority for their confidence in Hill, as well as the opportunity to continue supporting the residents and commuters of the Los Angeles and San Gabriel communities,” said Hill International Senior Vice President and Deputy Regional Manager, John K. Skoury, PE. “Our team looks forward to providing unparalleled services to support our client’s vision for this program.”

The completed segments of the Metro Gold Line Extension project have already received many accolades, including Outstanding Rail Project of the Year from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), a Project Achievement Award from the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) and a Best Projects Award from Engineering News Record (ENR) California.

Hill International, with more than 3,000 professionals in more than 50 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management and other consulting services to clients in a variety of market sectors. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the eighth-largest construction management firm in the United States.  For more information on Hill, please visit our website at

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Elizabeth J. Zipf, LEED AP BD+C
Senior Vice President
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