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URS Statement on I-35 West Bridge

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 2, 2007--URS Corporation (NYSE: URS) today issued the following statement regarding the I-35 West bridge in Minneapolis.

URS was retained in December 2003 to begin work in 2004 on conducting an engineering analysis of the I-35 West bridge in Minneapolis. URS delivered a draft report in June 2006 to the Minnesota Department of Transportation which included recommendations including retrofit measures to add redundancy and eliminate the possibility of a member fracture. The company also recommended further detailed inspections. A supplemental draft report in January 2007 expanded on aspects of the initial report.

URS has not been involved in any of the recent work being performed on the bridge, nor was the recent work related to the company's recommendations. URS is prepared to provide all necessary resources to assist as needed in the investigation of the bridge collapse.

About URS

URS Corporation offers a comprehensive range of professional planning and design, systems engineering and technical assistance, program and construction management, and operations and maintenance services for transportation, facilities, environmental, water/wastewater, industrial infrastructure and process, homeland security, installations and logistics, and defense systems. Headquartered in San Francisco, the Company operates in more than 20 countries with approximately 30,000 employees providing engineering and technical services to federal, state and local governmental agencies as well as private clients in the chemical, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, power, manufacturing, mining and forest products industries (

CONTACT: Sard Verbinnen & Co.
Hugh Burns/Jamie Tully, 212-687-8080
Paul Kranhold/Ron Low, 415-618-8750

SOURCE: URS Corporation