Baker Awarded PennDOT BPT Open-End Environmental Studies Contract


Baker Awarded PennDOT BPT Open-End Environmental Studies Contract

HARRISBURG, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Michael Baker Jr., Inc., an engineering unit of Michael Baker Corporation (NYSE MKT:BKR), has been awarded a five-year, $4 million open-end contract by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Bureau of Public Transportation (BPT) to provide services related to the delivery of a broad range of environmental services.

Specifically, Baker will provide the technical resources needed for the development of PennDOT projects requiring an environmental impact statement (EIS), environmental assessment (EA), or categorical exclusion evaluation (CEE), as well as projects requiring lesser environmental documentation. Additionally, Baker may assist in the management of environmental issues related to planning, construction or maintenance activities and studies.

Baker's Rick Robyak, P.E., vice president and program manager, said, "We are pleased to have been selected for this critical contract. We are prepared to support BPT's program objectives by leveraging an extensive knowledge base specific to the Federal Transit Administration, the Federal Railroad Administration, and Pennsylvania's environmental agency requirements and reporting."

PennDOT Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary Jenn Granger said, "PennDOT is looking forward to working with Baker's Environmental staff on our rail and transit projects to advance them from the early planning phases to construction."

Michael Baker Corporation ( provides engineering, design, planning and construction services for its clients' most complex challenges worldwide. The firm's primary business areas are architecture, aviation, defense, environmental, geospatial, homeland security, municipal & civil, oil & gas, rail & transit, telecommunications & utilities, transportation, urban development and water. With more than 3,000 employees in over 100 offices across the United States, Baker is focused on creating value by delivering innovative and sustainable solutions for infrastructure and the environment.

Michael Baker Corporation
David Higie, 412-269-6449

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