URS Corporation has acquired BP Barber, a privately held civil engineering firm specializing in water and wastewater infrastructure, headquartered in Columbia, SC. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
With a staff of approximately 150 professionals working from six offices located in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia, BP Barber is a provider of engineering services to state and local government agencies and private sector companies in the Southeast. The company primarily serves the water/wastewater market. It also provides environmental, urban development, surveying and geographic information system services.
The addition of BP Barber expands URS’ presence in South Carolina, particularly in the attractive water/wastewater market and provides immediate opportunities for URS to broaden services to existing BP Barber customers.
URS Corporation is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. The company offers a full range of program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; and decommissioning and closure services. URS provides services for power, infrastructure, industrial and commercial, and federal projects and programs. Headquartered in San Francisco, URS Corporation has approximately 47,000 employees in a network of offices in more than 40 countries. 415.774.2700, www.urs.com