Jacobs Awarded Contract from City of Killeen, TX

PASADENA, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received a contract from the City of Killeen, Texas to provide professional services for the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport and...


PASADENA, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received a contract from the City of Killeen, Texas to provide professional services for the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport and Robert Gray Army Airfield.

Officials did not disclose terms of the contract.

As part of the agreement, Jacobs will provide professional services for FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) Grant and PFC (Passenger Facility Charge) funded projects at the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport and Robert Gray Army Airfield for a period of up to five years to support various infrastructure-expansion initiatives. Services will include airport planning, engineering, design, information technology system design, construction management, environmental, financial planning, and other related professional services.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Robert M. Clement stated, "Jacobs has enjoyed a long-term relationship with The City of Killeen. We're pleased to be involved in their efforts as they grow both at the airport and in the community as a whole."

The City of Killeen is located in one of the fastest-growing economic corridors in the nation, 50 miles north of Austin, Texas and 115 miles south of Fort Worth, Texas. Killeen, with a population of approximately 112,000 people, is the home of Fort Hood, one of the United State's Army's largest military installations in the world.

Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services.

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 2009 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.

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