PASADENA, Calif., March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering
Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that they received a contract from the
Judicial Council of California, Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) to
provide indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity construction management
services throughout the California Superior Court System.
The contract is a critical part of the State of California's transfer of
450 court facilities from county to state ownership, pursuant to the Trial
Court Facilities Act of 2002 (SB 1732). Many of these existing facilities
require repair, modification, expansion, or replacement. The State has
identified nine urgently needed court projects estimated to cost $1.2 billion.
The long-term state-wide capital plan includes 181 court projects estimated to
cost $9 billion.
In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Warren Dean
stated, "We are delighted to continue our relationship with the California
court system. Our nationwide portfolio of courts projects enables us to
provide the expertise and resources needed for such an undertaking."
Jacobs, with over 45,000 employees and revenues approaching $8.0 billion,
provides technical, professional, and construction services globally.
Any statements made in this release that are not based on historical fact
are forward-looking statements. Although such statements are based on
management's current estimates and expectations, and currently available
competitive, financial, and economic data, forward-looking statements are
inherently uncertain. We, therefore, caution the reader that there are a
variety of factors that could cause business conditions and results to differ
materially from what is contained in our forward-looking statements. For a
description of some of the factors which may occur that could cause actual
results to differ from our forward-looking statements please refer to our 2006
Form 10-K, and in particular the discussions contained under Items 1 -
Business, 1A - Risk Factors, 3 - Legal Proceedings, and 7 - Management's
Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations. We
also caution the readers of this release that we do not undertake to update
any forward-looking statements made herein.
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SOURCE: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Web site: http://www.jacobs.com