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We are Atkins. Established in 1938, Atkins has become one of the largest international design and engineering consulting firms, with offices across the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific. Our experience in the world’s most vibrant markets enables us to deliver the best, most up-to-date technical solutions to our clients’ infrastructure projects by sharing expertise and knowledge on a worldwide scale. At the same time, Atkins understands the vital importance of being “local”— of having deep roots in the communities in which we live and work. In the United States, our experience and office network span the nation and more than half a century. Our understanding of local requirements, practices, and culture enables us to be true partners with our clients. Atkins’ core transportation services in the US highways and structures, tolls, aviation, and transit markets encompass engineering, planning, construction management, program management, environmental science, geomatics, architecture, emergency management, asset management, and information technologies. Our clients represent a mix of both the public and private sectors and include regional, state, and federal agencies; counties and municipalities; development companies; airports; toll road agencies; and contractors. Our ongoing success is based on the recognition that client satisfaction is paramount. As a company that is committed to low-carbon initiatives, we help our clients fulfill the social and practical challenges of an environmentally conscious world. We are widely noted for the high caliber of our technical professionals and our comprehensive capabilities in key markets. Our reputation is reinforced by the way we foster continuous learning and quality improvement among our professionals— and by our goal of increasing diversity throughout our company.

I-4 and Lee Roy Selmon Crosstown Connector Interchange, Florida Department of Transportation, District Seven. Provided final design of this four-level interchange with segmental bridges and exclusive truck-only lanes for direct port access. Extensive aesthetics harmonize the project with the nationally registered Ybor City Historic Landmark District.

Our services • Aviation • Construction management • Highways and bridges • Intelligent transportation systems • Tolls • Transit and rail 2 | Transportation

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Construction management

Our services • Architectural • Construction management • Engineering airside and landside • Environmental • Planning • Program management

Atkins knows aviation. We have been working closely with airports for more than 50 years. In fact, today nearly 200 million passengers safely arrive or depart from runways constructed from our designs. Atkins has worked at 36 of the top 50 airports in the United States. And, in the last five years alone, we have managed more than $1 billion of runway-related construction projects. >



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Atkins’ aviation projects range from small turf runways to major air carrier runways; from general aviation T-hangars to large hub terminal designs; and from new greenfield airports to renovations of existing facilities. In addition to our airport and airside projects, Atkins has designed for the “total airport community,” encompassing airport landsides, baggage systems, access roads, parking lots, security enhancements, and more. We also have teams of aeronautical engineers working closely with two of the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers to design the aircraft of the 21st century.

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We have learned to take something away from every project we complete and put it to work for our clients. When we discover a promising new technology or product, we propose it. If we can fast-track a project to help clients meet funding deadlines, we do it. And when we develop a professional relationship with an agency that has jurisdiction over airport development, we nurture it. Atkins considers every aspect of each aviation project, from the application of Federal Aviation Administration standards and guidelines to the final punch list at project completion.


1. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Maynard Holbrook Jackson International Terminal Roadway and Parking Design Services, Georgia. Provided schematic design through design development to construction manager at-risk support during procurement and construction of the terminal roadway system, remote commercial vehicle hold lot, and two surface long-term parking lots. 2. Taiyuan Wusu International Airport Expansion, China. Included design of a new 592,015 square foot terminal building. After expansion, the airport was three times larger. 3. George Bush Intercontinental Airport Automated People Mover (APM), Texas. Provided construction management services for extension of current Terminal Link elevated APM system, renovation of existing terminals, and addition of two-story APM station at Terminal A.

4 4. King Abdulaziz International Airport Airside/Landside Design Services Design-Build, Saudi Arabia. Served as master architect/engineer for the entire Phase 1 program including a new state-of-the-art passenger terminal facility to accommodate 30 million passengers annually, multimodal transportation center, airside and main arterial approach roads, air traffic control tower, air and building fire station, hotel, automated people mover system, and various support facilities.

Our ability to understand our clients’ goals and objectives and to seamlessly integrate into their operations is a key reason why we have become one of the nation’s largest construction consultants. > Armed with limited staff resources and facing increasingly complicated capital projects, client owners across the country are being challenged daily. This is where Atkins’ professional construction managers can step in—functioning as trusted advisors on the owner’s behalf and representing their interests exclusively. For some clients,

• Construction engineering and inspection • Program management • Project controls • Project delivery methodology

we oversee their projects as an extension of staff; for others, we are professional construction consultants during the implementation of innovative project delivery systems. Our professional construction staff is fully trained to manage all facets of any capital construction project, applying the techniques that afford project owners better control, and assuring them of quality projects that come in on time and on budget. Depending on the client owner’s needs, Atkins’ construction managers are able to direct all aspects of a project. With decades of experience in the industry, Atkins has been a full-service provider of professional construction management services for a wide variety of clients ranging from those with a local focus to those with a national scope. Atkins’ staff believes in becoming true partners with our clients and sharing a sense of ownership in helping to complete their programs.


1. Proby Parkway Construction Management, City of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Services included full construction contract administration, construction management, inspection, and subcontracted materials testing for a new four-lane expressway in Colorado Springs. Enhancements included a new signalized intersection, storm drainage, a multi-use trail, and sound mitigation. 2. Cobb County Program Management, Cobb County Department of Transportation, Georgia. Providing ongoing program and construction management services since 1993. Transportation | 5

Highways and bridges Atkins has successfully completed projects ranging from planning and designing large urban interchanges in the country’s biggest cities to designing and overseeing construction of rural roadways in our nation’s most remote national parks. > Atkins has planned, designed, and seen the construction of thousands of miles of highways and bridges, and our efforts have assisted clients in achieving their cost, schedule, and quality objectives. We partner 1 clients across the United States with and abroad to develop innovative solutions that address their mobility needs. From our work preparing feasibility studies to conducting

preliminary and final engineering, the depth of our expertise enables us to take a project from concept and see it through construction. Atkins’ transportation practice is dedicated to the planning, design, and construction of transportation systems that function successfully within the environmental, institutional, and societal contexts in which they operate. We provide the full range of services required to plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain transportation projects for public and private owners.

Our services • Incident management • Performance measures • Program management • Traffic management • Traffic operations centers • Traveler information

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1. 40th Street Corridor Improvements, City of Tampa, Florida. Provided design services for multilane improvements to Hillsborough County’s 40th Street and the 40th Street Bridge over the Hillsborough River. 2. C-470/Santa Fe Flyover, Colorado Department of Transportation, Region 6. Provided conceptual and final design to upgrade the existing diamond interchange and add loop and fly-over ramps consisting of precast, curved tub concrete girders to increase interchange capacity for the 2025 design year. 3. I-95 over Turtle River, Georgia Department of Transportation. Provided bridge design for the widening and substructure rehabilitation on the 3,500-foot-long bridge near Brunswick.

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Our specialists are considered leading industry experts throughout the ITS world and are known for their extensive experience in cuttingedge ITS technologies, traveler information systems, incident management programs, and traffic operations. >

Our services • Alternative delivery methods • Bridge engineering • Highway design • Program management • Public involvement • Right-of-way services • Traffic engineering • Transportation planning and NEPA services • Tunnel engineering 3 6 | Transportation


Atkins offers a full-service ITS team that has long been at the forefront of ITS development and deployment. We have assisted clients with their ITS needs by helping them achieve their safety, security, and efficiency goals through ITS solutions. With our agency partners, we have

helped secure funding to design, build, operate, and maintain their ITS infrastructure. ITS is a dynamic industry with ever evolving technology, services, and operational approaches. Atkins’ ITS experts recognize the value of change and are involved in national and international efforts to shape new solutions. The breadth of Atkins involvement in emerging ITS technologies allows our clients to access a pool of expertise and maximize the potential of these solutions.

3. Traffic Management Operations Center, Georgia Department of Transportation. Services provided under this multi-year contract include staffing, training, and operating of GDOT’s traffic management centers including public interaction, incident management, staff development and training, and engineering and analytical support to the traffic operations center.

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1. General Consulting Services, Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority, Florida. Multi-year contract includes implementing a comprehensive ITS system consisting of closed-circuit television cameras, dynamic message signs, an automated travel time information system, fiber-optic communications network, and traffic monitoring stations. 2. Managed Motorways, Highways Agency, United Kingdom. Services included comprehensive initial ITS planning and all infrastructure design services for two managed motorway projects, both of which featured hard/dynamic shoulder running, on the M4/M5 and M62 freeways. Transportation | 7


Atkins has helped clients worldwide to plan, finance, design, build, operate, market, and maintain their tolls infrastructure. Our team of toll experts is experienced in planning, facility design, revenue collection systems, tolling technologies, and operations that allow us to offer innovative solutions to our clients. >

Transit and rail

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Atkins is a nationally recognized leader in the toll industry. Serving a client base that includes some of the most progressive toll agencies, Atkins has a broad range of experience and resources to assist with virtually any element of the challenging toll agency business. Our corporate structure allows us to draw upon the technical resources of our entire firm to successfully accomplish any assignment. Atkins has the capacity to provide complete services to clients, beginning with problem definition and financial feasibility, and continuing through field studies, site evaluations, concept development, preliminary and final design, construction administration, start-up assistance, and operations support. Technical specialty groups support local staff to provide a thorough and coordinated approach to solving problems and satisfying client needs.

Atkins excels in the planning, development, engineering, construction, and oversight of transit and rail facilities for agencies worldwide. >

• Agency planning • Engineering services • Financial support • Maintenance support • Managed lanes • Management services • P3 transportation infrastructure services • Project development • Toll systems and operations • Traffic operations/ maintenance support

From initial regulatory approvals to permitting, and from civil design to project management, Atkins’ professionals bring significant technical expertise to a wide range of mass transit and railroad clients and projects. Our experience encompasses the complete development process that begins at the concept stage. By combining a thorough investigation of physical

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Atkins has a long history of serving public agency clients as a general consultant, program manager, and oversight contractor. We have been deeply involved in helping our clients establish and monitor program guidelines, schedules, and budgets; supervising the work of third-party planning, design, and construction contractors; representing our clients’ interests to federal and state agencies and other financial partners; developing and implementing best practices; and providing augmented staffing for various technical and management functions.


1. Reversible Express Lanes, Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority, Florida. Provided all-electronic tolling (AET) planning, AET system procurement and project coordination, architectural support and project management, and toll system testing.



2. Statewide Toll Integration and Customer Service Center Engineering Services, Texas Department of Transportation, Texas Turnpike Authority (TTA). Oversight of the customer service center and toll operations activities by Atkins has provided significant contributions toward TTA’s TxTag program’s success. Together, we opened the first roadway ahead of schedule, under budget, and with an opening day TxTag penetration rate of 75 percent. 3. I-15 High-Occupancy Toll (HOT) Lanes/ Express Lanes, Utah Department of Transportation. Provided consulting and oversight for the conversion of the existing I-15 Express Lanes including the high-occupancy vehicle monthly decal program for singleoccupant vehicles to a HOT/Express Lane facility using electronic toll collection.

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1. High-Speed Rail Program Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement Central Valley Technical Studies, California High Speed Rail Authority, California. As part of the consultant team tasked with preparing technical engineering, planning, and environmental studies for the Central Valley segment of the system (Sacramento to Bakersfield), provided transportation planning, station siting, environmental technical studies, and agency consultations. 2. Chicago Transit Authority Open Fare Payment Technical Advisory Services, Illinois. Technical advisor for the Authority’s design, build, operate, and maintain outsourcing of an open fare payment system procurement with respect to the technical evaluation, negotiations, draft agreement eventual design review, and implementation.



• Alternative delivery • Asset management and operations • Civil engineering • Fleet consulting • Planning and environmental • Program and construction management/general engineering consultant • Rail engineering • Rail systems design and integration • Station design and architecture

and financial constraints with social and political realities of each environment, Atkins has developed proven, successful, and innovative design solutions.


4. Boca Raton Intermodal Transit Center Station, South Florida Regional Transportation Authority, Florida. Various project development services for the Boca Raton Tri-Rail intermodal transit center included adjustments to the station design, station access, canal relocation and enclosure, bus terminal area, park-and-ride lots, access roadways, and utility adjustments.

4. Video Tolling Demonstration Project, Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA), California. As part of the study, provided cost analysis and developed a cost model to assist in the assessment of facilities and evaluation of the feasibility of adding video toll payment options to BATA’s toll bridge facilities. A secondary objective was the evaluation of the possible implementation of AET, including the cost impacts of eliminating cash collections and the impacts on traffic congestion. 5. Tolls Technology and Operations, North Carolina Department of Transportation. As tolls consultant, provided toll concept plan, toll operations plan, market research, on-call technical services, review of technical documents, open road tolling animation video, toll system request for proposal, design-build toll scope, procurement assistance, negotiations, and AET feasibility analysis.

3. Bus Rapid Transit Improvements, Hillsborough Area Rapid Transit, Florida. Providing site design of 22 stations; maintenance-of-traffic plans; signing and pavement marking plans; surveys; right-of-way mapping; environmental permitting; project financial plan assistance; and, as an optional service, construction management and inspection on two key corridors.


Images Courtesy of the California High-Speed Rail Authority and NC3D

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5. Central Phoenix/East Valley Light Rail Transit Construction Management, Valley Metro Rail, Arizona. As a joint-venture partner, served as the overall construction manager responsible for overseeing and coordinating all construction activities among the five line section contracts including the Tempe Town Center Bridge, operations and maintenance facility, park-and-ride lots, passenger stations, and systems. 6. High-Speed Rail Program Project Development and Environmental Study, Florida High-Speed Rail Authority, Florida. Part of the consultant team selected to conduct a project development and environmental study for the initial high-speed rail segment between downtown Tampa and Orlando International Airport in Orange County. Transportation | 9

Worldwide expertise

With experience throughout the world, Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the transition to a low-carbon economy. We plan every aspect of our clients’ projects — from cost and risk planning, feasibility studies, and logistics to impact assessments and stakeholder engagement activity. We design intellectual capital such as management systems and business processes. We also design physical structures such as office towers, schools, bridges, and highways. Whatever we design, we apply the same passion and creativity combined with rigorous quality standards.



Our clients choose Atkins because they need assurance that their projects are procured safely and predictably. They entrust us with the management of projects, people, and issues — ensuring that deadlines are met, costs are controlled, and success is delivered. Whether it is the concept for a skyscraper, the upgrade of a rail network, the modeling of a flood defense system, or the improvement of a management process, we plan, design, and enable quality solutions that improve the quality of life for us all.




2. London Underground (United Kingdom)






1. Managed motorways on the M25 orbital outside London (United Kingdom)

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3. King Abdulaziz International Airport airside/landside design services design-build (Saudi Arabia)

5. London City Airport (United Kingdom)

9. Hoover Dam (Nevada)

6. Tunnel operations and maintenance (Wales)

4. Miami Downtown People Mover System (Florida)

7. Newport City Footbridge (United Kingdom)

10. Wilmington Bypass construction inspection services (North Carolina)

14 11. Farringdon Station, Cross Rail (United Kingdom)

13. London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games (United Kingdom)

12. Xian Xianyang International Airport (China)

14. Dubai Smile (Dubai)

16 15. Gautrain Tunnel (South Africa) 16. Forth Road Bridge (Scotland)

8. Dubai Metro (United Arab Emirates)

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➊ North America: 4030 West Boy Scout Boulevard, Suite 700 Tampa, Florida USA 33607 T: +1.800.477.7275

➋ UK & Europe: Euston Tower, 286 Euston Road, London, NW1 3AT, United Kingdom T: +44 20 7121 2000

➌ Asia Pacific: 5th Floor Wharf T&T Centre, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong T: +852 2972 1000

➍ Middle East & India: PO Box 5620, 3rd Floor, Al Rostamani (Al Hamriya) Building, Khalid Bin Waleed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates T: +971 4 4059 300

www.atkinsglobal.com/northamerica © 2012 Atkins North America, Inc. 09019-2012

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