Jan. 12: Community forum to focus on Science and Technology Campus


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1:45 p.m., Jan. 4, 2011----To update residents in the area on the progress of the decommissioning and demolition at the University of Delaware's Science and Technology Campus, 1743 Holdings, LLC will be hosting a community forum from 7-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan 12. The forum will be held at Clayton Hall on UD's Laird Campus in Newark.

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Representatives from 1743 Holdings, URS, Duffield Associates, BrightFields Inc. and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will be discussing the project timeline, progress, recycling efforts, brownfields investigation and current findings, as well as activities planned for 2011. The event will begin with a presentation and end with an opportunity for questions from attendees.

This is the second community forum 1743 Holdings has hosted, with the first being in September before demolition began. These forums are intended to keep Newark area residents and communities informed of the current and future activities at Science and Technology Campus, the former Newark Chrysler Assembly Plant.

For more information, visit the Science and Technology Campus website.

About URS Corporation

URS Corporation is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for power, infrastructure, industrial and commercial, and federal projects and programs. Headquartered in San Francisco, the company has approximately 42,000 employees operating in more than 30 countries. URS employs over 100 people in its two offices in Delaware, located in Newark and Millsboro.

About 1743 Holdings, LLC

1743 Holdings, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Delaware.