The firm has managed infrastructure projects in the Bay Area for more than 60 years and this new office consolidates the firm’s offerings in the environment, buildings and transportation sectors.
The firm’s experience in Santa Clara County includes the development and implementation of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority’s (VTA) light rail network, as well as work at the Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport, Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, and several buildings in San Jose, including the Judicial Council of California’s Santa Clara Family Justice Center, Avaya Stadium, and two towers across from City Hall for SJSC Properties LLC. The firm has also contributed to the SR 237 express lanes project in Milpitas/San Jose, the downtown San Jose light rail transit efficiency study for the VTA; a study of transit options between SR 87 and SR 101 for the City of Cupertino; the I-680 corridor study between SR 101 and the Santa Clara County line for the VTA; systems design for a 10-mile extension of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system to San Jose; and due diligence and environmental compliance services for a local commercial developer at locations in San Jose, Palo Alto and Cupertino.
“We are pleased to be able to continue to provide our Northern California clients a comprehensive range of services, combining our local knowledge and experience with the global expertise of the WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff organization,” said Betsy Mitton, general manager in the firm’s environment sector.
“Traditionally, our buildings group has offered structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering, lighting design, technology services, commissioning, acoustics and built ecology to San Jose clients from our San Francisco office,” said Mike Zeuger, senior associate with the firm’s buildings practice, who has relocated from San Francisco to manage the group’s new San Jose practice. “It’s very exciting that we can now offer our expertise in these services locally, along with services from the firm’s other sectors. We are looking forward to being part of the local community and will strive for excellence in the growing commercial building industry.”
“Our San Jose location enables our clients in Santa Clara County to access local knowledge and skills backed by the transportation engineering and tunneling expertise of one of the world’s leading professional services firms,” added Raul Laborin, assistant vice president in the firm’s transportation and infrastructure sector.
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, which also has offices in San Francisco and Oakland, has a long history of working in Northern California. Recent and current projects in San Francisco include Presidio Parkway and Central Subway, the new east span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, and numerous buildings, including the Transbay Transit Center; the Salesforce Tower; the Strand Theater; a residential tower at 100 Van Ness Avenue; and an office tower at 350 Mission Street.
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. wsp-pb.com/usa