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The Louis Berger Group, based in Morristown, NJ, according to their website:
The Louis Berger Group currently ranks as the third largest USAID private sector partner and has contracted some of the government’s largest post-conflict redevelopment projects in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Louis Berger, a graduate of Tufts College with a degree in civil engineering; an M.A. (soils and geology) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and doctorate (soil mechanics) from Northwestern University, former faculty member of Penn State's engineering department designed a large portion of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, the first turnpike in the United States. After completion of the contract, from his office in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, he opened a second office, and, often employing local labor to fulfill international contracts has since been involved in the designing and building highways, railroad, bridges, and airfields in 120 countries.
In November, 2010, Louis Berger Group agreed to pay a record $69.3 million to settle charges of fraud against the government brought under the False Claims Act. The case, filed by a whistleblower, alleged that the company billed the government for internal costs unrelated to its rebuilding contracts in Afghanistan. This is the largest fraud settlement paid by a war-zone contractor to the U.S. government.
In December 2010 the Discovery Science Channel production team filmed 30-hours of footage of the works for the construction of a new bridge over the Sava River in Belgrade, Serbia. Upon completion, the bridge will be the widest mixed use (highway and rail) asymmetric stay cable bridge in the world. The documentary film will be aired this summer throughout Europe in the “Extreme Engineering” show (“Build it Bigger” in the US) of the Discovery Science channel. The City of Belgrade is proceeding successfully with the construction of one the largest cable-stayed bridges in the world. This ambitious project will provide the City of Belgrade with not only a highly needed additional crossing over the River Sava, but will also be a landmark structure symbolizing the regeneration and dynamism of the city in the new millennium.