World’s leading infrastructure consulting firm AECOM has been selected by Fair Park First to provide program management services for major capital improvements to Fair Park, a 277-acre, cultural and entertainment complex in the heart of Dallas in Texas. AECOM will support Fair Park First’s capital projects to deliver outcome-driven solutions and a lasting legacy through enhancements that create and integrate park facilities, preserve historically significant venues, and revitalize the park as a destination within the region and beyond.AECOM will oversee the delivery of the upcoming Community Park Complex, an expansive 18-acre greenspace that also includes a 1650-space parking structure. AECOM will partner on future projects by managing design, construction, permitting, and closeout, among other services. As part of a series of improvements informed by the Fair Park Masterplan Update, these efforts will support the construction and modernization of multiple facilities and an overhaul of general infrastructure with an emphasis on resilience and sustainability. As the program’s signature addition, the Community Park will embody a climate-conscious approach, introducing a vital new recreational space to Fair Park while expanding blue-green infrastructure to mitigate flooding and other environmental risks.Established in 1886, Fair Park has become a major destination for Dallas, drawing more than six million visitors annually. In addition to supporting regular programming and events, it is home to several prominent attractions, including the State Fair of Texas®, the African American Museum of Dallas, Cotton Bowl® Stadium, and the Hall of State—as well as containing one of the largest collections of exhibition style Art Deco structures in the United States. The capital improvements for Fair Park are part of Fair Park First’s revitalization campaign to putthe “Park” back in Fair Park.