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MACTEC PROVIDING STRUCTURAL, GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR USDA FOREST SERVICE

KENNESAW, GA, Aug. 29, 2007 -- MACTEC Engineering & Consulting (MACTEC E&C) has been awarded a multi-million dollar, one-year plus four option year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract. The company will provide structural and geotechnical engineering services for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service, Southeastern Region (Region 8). The region includes 13 states and Puerto Rico. Bruce C. Coles, president of MACTEC E&C and chairman & CEO of MACTEC, Inc., the holding company (www.mactec.com) - made the announcement.

The USDA Forest Service, established in 1905, is a federal agency that manages public lands in national forest and grasslands. The Forest Service is also the largest forestry research organization worldwide and provides technical and financial assistance to state and private forestry agencies. There are currently 155 national forest and 20 grasslands totaling 193 million acres. FY 2008 annual budget is $4.13 billion.

According to MACTEC Vice President Randy Knott, who will be supervising the program, the scope of services is expected to include the following:

  • Forest Service facilities design, including buildings, water/wastewater systems, roads, bridges, dams, campgrounds, parking lots, retaining walls, pavement structures, and stormwater treatment facilities.
  • Review designs produced by in-house Forest Service units, volunteers and partners.
  • Construction administration assistance, including construction inspection and review of shop drawings and/or material and equipment submittals and verification.

MACTEC's Atlanta, Georgia office will manage the contract and will be supported by personnel from Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

MACTEC, based in Alpharetta, GA, is a $505 million engineering and environmental consulting, construction management, and infrastructure services firm with over 3,000 employees in over 90 offices nationwide.

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