URS Corp has acquired BP Barber, a privately held civil engineering firm based in Columbia, in the US state of South Carolina.

BP Barber is a provider of engineering, construction and technical services to state and local government agencies and private sector companies in the Southeast.

With the acquisition of BP Barber, URS intends to expand its presence in South Carolina, and to provide the water/wastewater services for its customers.

BP Barber primarily serves the water/wastewater market, and also provides environmental, urban development, surveying and geographic information system services.

URS provides 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.