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ARCADIS Selected for $3 Billion Worldwide U.S. Air Force Environmental Restoration Initiative

October 12, 2009

AMSTERDAM, October 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — ARCADIS (EURONEXT:
ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management
services company, today announced that it has been selected by the U.S. Air
Force as one of the prime contractors for the $3 billion Worldwide
Environmental Restoration and Construction 2009 (WERC09) program. Under this
program ARCADIS is allowed to compete for task orders with a select number of
competitors.

The program, administered through the Air Force Center for Engineering
and the Environment (AFCEE), is a five-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite
Quantity (ID/IQ) contract focused on environmental remediation and site
cleanup at Department of Defense sites, mostly Air Force bases, around the
world.

As a WERC09 contractor, ARCADIS will perform a range of environmental
services, including concept development, remediation plans, site cleanup,
repair and construction, with the objective of meeting technical and
regulatory requirements. The contract also allows for restoration services in
support of the Military Munitions Response Program.

“This is the first program of this size from the U.S. Air Force for which
ARCADIS has been selected as a prime contractor. In that position we will be
able to leverage our global resources and capabilities to effectively compete
for task orders. Our global footprint, our full range of services and our
proven ability to handle the most demanding and challenging remediation tasks
will allow us to win major projects under this important program”, said Steve
Blake
, CEO of the U.S. activities of ARCADIS.

ARCADIS is one of the premiere remediation specialists selected for the
WERC09 full and open contract, from dozens of bidders. The performance period
for the remediation projects is five years for basic services ordering, with
three additional years to complete performance. Work is scheduled to begin in
late 2009.

About ARCADIS:

ARCADIS is an international company providing consultancy, design,
engineering and management services in infrastructure, environment and
buildings. We aim to enhance mobility, sustainability and quality of life by
creating balance in the built and natural environment. ARCADIS develops,
designs, implements, maintains and operates projects for companies and
governments. With more than 15,000 employees and over EUR 2.0 billion in
revenues, the company has an extensive international network that is
supported by strong local market positions.

Visit us on the internet at: http://www.arcadis-global.com

SOURCE ARCADIS NV


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