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WSP | PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF AWARDED PROGRAM MANAGEMENT CONTRACT FOR LOS ANGELES METRO EXPRESSLANES

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has been awarded a contract by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to serve as its ExpressLanes program management support consultant.

 

LOS ANGELES, CA – WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has been awarded a contract by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to serve as its ExpressLanes program management support consultant. 

Under the contract, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff will assist Metro with project initiation, including planning and preliminary engineering; project and program management oversight; and public education, community relations and market research. The primary focus of the new contract is on studying possible extensions of the current I-110 express lanes onto the I-105 Freeway, connecting near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), as well as extending the 110 ExpressLanes farther south to I-405. The firm will also advise the agency on express lane deployments in other freeway corridors throughout Los Angeles County.

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has a proven track record and successful history with managed lanes in the Los Angeles region and across the country. The firm has played major roles in the planning and development of Southern California’s freeway, HOV lanes, and ExpressLanes for almost 20 years. Most recently, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff assisted Metro in advancing its federally funded congestion reduction demonstration program for the I-110 and I-10 ExpressLanes. The firm is currently preparing the express lanes strategic plan for Metro and a regional express lanes concept of operations under a separate contract with the Southern California Association of Governments.

About WSP | Brinckerhoff

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm’s expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 32,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. wspgroup.com/usa; pbworld.com/usa.