Thursday, November 15, 2007

Washington Group International Acquired by URS

Washington Group International shareholders approved a $3.1 billion buyout Thursday by rival URS Corp. to create the nation's biggest engineering and construction company.

WGI, now Washington Division of URS, is one of the top employers in Southeast Idaho and joined with CH2M HILL to manage the $2.9 billion cleanup Idaho Cleanup Project contract for the U.S. Department of Energy.


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