NEW YORK, NY, Apr 7, 2020 – AECOM, the world’s premier infrastructure firm, announced that it is supporting the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New York District, with design and construction management services to transform a university facility on Long Island into a temporary medical facility with more than 1,000 beds. In support of a FEMA mission, the alternate care facility at the State University of New York, College at Old Westbury will help ease the strain on existing medical facilities during the coronavirus pandemic.
“As a global community, we face the challenge of responding to the coronavirus pandemic,” said Michael S. Burke, AECOM’s chairman and chief executive officer. “We’re incredibly proud to support the US Army Corps of Engineers on this critical mission as they seek to protect the people of New York. With more than 3,000 staff in metro New York, the pandemic hits close to home, and our passionate team of experts are committed to helping deliver a better world.”
During national emergencies, the USACE is the US federal government’s lead public works and engineering support agency. AECOM began to support this essential work on Monday, March 30. The contract has an estimated completion date of April 20, 2020.
Amid the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, AECOM is doing everything it can to help ensure the safety and well-being of its employees, maintain operational resilience and provide solutions that can help clients and communities along the path to recovery. Learn more about the company’s approach to business resilience and continuity, and its commitment to deliver a better world.
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