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March 2, 2012

Perini Management Services Inc. Awarded $55 Million Task Order from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Ballistic Overhead Covers in Iraq

Sylmar, CA – March 2, 2012 – Tutor Perini Corporation (NYSE: TPC), a leading civil and building construction company, today announced that its subsidiary, Perini Management Services, Inc. (PMSI), has been awarded a task order valued at $55 million by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Middle East District. The task order was competitively bid under the multi-year USACE MATOC program for work in the 20 country region of the U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility.

 

The project involves the design and construction of overhead ballistic covers to protect U.S. government personnel at three locations in Iraq. PMSI has built 127 similar structures at military and diplomatic installations in Iraq over the past seven years. The covers are built over existing temporary structures such as dining facilities and housing units to deflect and prevent damage from indirect fire of rockets and mortars.

 

PMSI’s work on overhead coverage systems has been recognized nationally by the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) and the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). The program also earned the 2007 USACE Project Delivery Team Merit Award and a commendation letter from General David H. Petraeus. 

 

The PMSI team includes Tetra Tech of Pasadena, CA for architect/engineering services.

About Tutor Perini Corporation

Tutor Perini Corporation is a leading civil and building construction company offering diversified general contracting and design-build services to private clients and public agencies throughout the world.  We have provided construction services since 1894 and have established a strong reputation within our markets by executing large complex projects on time and within budget while adhering to strict quality control measures. 

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Michael Kershaw, 818-362-8391

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