August 01, 2011 09:11 ET

CH2M HILL Completes Acquisition of Booz Allen Hamilton's State & Local Government Transit Consulting Business

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - Aug 1, 2011) - CH2M HILL (, a global full-service consulting, design, construction, and operations firm, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Booz Allen Hamilton's State & Local Government Transit Consulting (S&L Transit) business.

Booz Allen Hamilton has been providing consulting services to transportation clients since 1915 and is a nationally recognized service provider to transit and rail agencies, providing management consulting, system engineering, rolling stock consulting, asset management, train control and communications systems, system safety, and revenue system consulting throughout North America.

Comprised of 150+ employees, the S&L Transit business accounted for approximately $50 million in annual revenue at Booz Allen Hamilton during its FY10. Substantially all of the S&L Transit employees have accepted offers of employment with CH2M HILL, and the company's expanded Transit and Rail group is excited to meet the current and future needs of Booz Allen Hamilton's state and local clients.

"We proudly welcome these talented transit and rail professionals to the CH2M HILL family," says Transportation President Garry Higdem. "Their long track record of supporting top-tier U.S. and Canadian transit agencies with a wide range of management and consulting services blends perfectly with CH2M HILL's transit and rail planning, environmental, design, construction, program management and operations capabilities. This combined services portfolio creates a strong value proposition for our clients around the world."

Headquartered near Denver, Colorado, USA, employee-owned CH2M HILL is a global leader in consulting, design, design-build, operations, and program management for government, civil, industrial and energy clients. The firm's work is concentrated in the areas of water, transportation, environmental, energy, facilities and resources. With US$6.3 billion in revenue and 23,000 employees, CH2M HILL is an industry-leading program management, construction management and design firm, as ranked by Engineering News-Record and named a leader in sustainable engineering by Verdantix. The firm has been named a FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For five times. Visit us at, and