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Two Contracts Awarded for Connected Vehicle Initiatives in Michigan

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has awarded two contracts to WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff for the development of connected vehicle initiatives throughout the state.

 

DETROIT, MI – The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has awarded two contracts to WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff for the development of connected vehicle initiatives throughout the state.

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff is the on-call consultant for MDOT’s statewide connected vehicle program for a period of three years, providing such services as planning and strategy development, design and deployment of foundational system elements, public outreach and progress reporting, and development of industry partnerships.

Additionally, as a prime consultant, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff will conduct planning, design, deployment and systems integration for connected vehicle infrastructure that MDOT is deploying in Southeast Michigan. The infrastructure includes dedicated short range communications roadside units, associated backhaul communications infrastructure, and integration with back-office systems to support data collection and message development and broadcasting.

“WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff advises state and local transportation agencies on all aspects of connected and automated vehicle technology,” according to John Porcari, president, U.S. Advisory Services. In addition to providing guidance to decision makers on policy, management and implementation of connected and automated vehicle technology, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff offers specialized expertise in the engineering and deployment of roadside infrastructure that communicates with connected vehicles.

About WSP | Parsons 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 34,000 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.
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