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Federal Highway Administration selects Stantec-led joint venture for construction management and inspection services

Stantec-Volkert-JMT Joint Venture to support Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division in administering and managing highway and bridge construction projects across the US East

11/23/2021 EDMONTON, AB; NEW YORK, NY TSX, NYSE:STN

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division (EFLHD) has selected the Stantec-Volkert-JMT Joint Venture to lead a five-year, US$80 million shared capacity task order contract for construction management and inspection services. In this role, the team will support EFLHD in administering and managing highway and bridge construction projects across the agency’s US Eastern region.

"Building on a more than 20-year relationship with the Federal Highway Administration and complementing Stantec’s strategic focus on US Federal program growth, we look forward to applying our deep roadway and bridge expertise in the mission to maintain and update our nation’s infrastructure,” said Mike Retton, senior principal with Stantec. “Working with our joint venture partners, our team is well positioned to support EFLHD’s construction projects across the region.”

“Volkert is very pleased to continue serving the EFLHD in another arena, in addition to our Nationwide Bridge Inspection Services IDIQ, with construction managers and inspectors from throughout our footprint,” Volkert’s president, Thomas Hand, said.

“JMT is excited to work with our joint venture partners to bring the combined technical strengths and depth to this opportunity to partner with FHWA – Eastern Federal Lands in support of ensuring the natural treasures within our Federal Lands can be enjoyed by all,” added Dave Coyne, JMT senior vice president.

As part of this contract, the Stantec-Volkert-JMT Joint Venture will provide onsite personnel, specifically project office engineers, construction inspectors, and project managers, to assist EFLHD field staff overseeing projects within the region. The agency’s Eastern region includes Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, the Virgin Islands, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

The Stantec-Volkert-JMT Joint Venture, offering a robust team of transportation construction inspection professionals across the United States and territories, was formed specifically to support this contract.

Stantec’s Transportation team plans, designs, and inspects roadways and bridges that marry functionality with form to help connect communities today, and for decades into the future. In addition to construction engineering expertise, the team provides roadway design, bridge engineering, bridge replacement, and bridge servicing on everything from suspension bridges to pedestrian bridges. With focused expertise, diverse experience, and collaborative teamwork, the Stantec team focuses on creating solutions that enhance mobility and improve safety for all users, while also balancing unique local needs.

To learn more about Stantec’s Transportation experience, click here.

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