New York — WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff is now WSP worldwide effective May 10. In the United States, the firm will operate as WSP USA.
Parsons Brinckerhoff, a transportation engineering and management organization founded in 1885 in New York City, was acquired in 2014 by WSP, a global professional services consultancy. For the past two and a half years, the firm has operated as WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff in the U.S.
WSP USA said it delivers pragmatic, innovative and viable solutions to address challenges in the water and environment sector. The firm brings together a diverse set of core services, a deep understanding of the regulatory landscape and a comprehensive network of engineers, scientists and consultants to provide a single source for all environmental, sustainability, and water needs. The company’s reputation is built on enabling clients to successfully manage risk within their operations, mitigate environmental obligations related to legacy sites or facilities, address resiliency and sustainability concerns, and plan for the future.
“We have shaped the transportation infrastructure and skylines of American cities with some of the nation’s tallest buildings and the public transit systems of New York, Atlanta, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Seattle. Now, we’re moving forward as WSP USA, offering our clients the expertise to conceive and deliver the infrastructure communities need to prosper,” said Gregory A. Kelly, president and chief executive officer. “Although our name has changed, our commitment to technical excellence and client service will never change.”
WSP USA, with nearly 7,000 employees in 100 offices nationwide, will continue to partner with clients on the development of infrastructure including buildings, transportation, energy, water and environmental projects nationwide. The firm serves public and private clients with a range of services including strategic advisory, program management, planning, engineering, construction management, and operations & maintenance. During its 132-year history, the firm has planned, designed and helped deliver some of the nation’s most significant infrastructure, including bridges, tunnels, transit systems, highways, airports, buildings, stadiums and energy storage facilities.