PHILADELPHIA and SAO PAULO, Brazil—Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has received a contract from Odebrecht Transport to provide an independent assessment of construction of the São Paulo City Metro Line 6, the Dom Pedro Highway in São Paulo State and the BR-163 Highway in Mato Grosso State.
The São Paulo City Metro Line 6 is a 15-kilometer (9.3-mile) line with 15 stations and is approximately one-third complete. The Dom Pedro Highway is a 350-kilometer (217-mile) highway connecting surrounding cities around the state capital. The BR-163 Highway is a 950-kilometer (590-mile) highway connecting the soy bean production area of Brazil with river ports at the Amazon basin.
“We look forward to supporting Odebrecht on these major projects,” said Luis Lugo Jr., Hill’s Senior Vice President and Regional Manager (Southeast/Caribbean/Latin America). “We are confident that we will exceed our client’s expectations on this assessment,” added Lugo.