HACIA is a nonprofit organization that works to promote diversity in the construction industry, helping to equip the Hispanic community with the tools to succeed at new business opportunities and increase its participation in the construction industry.
The award recognizes WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff’s involvement with HACIA in the Chicago metropolitan area and the firm’s contribution to the region’s Hispanic community.
In conveying the award, HACIA stated: “Your involvement with HACIA in the Chicago metropolitan area has deepened and broadened your presence with the construction industry. Your active participation in the Hispanic community should be applauded and commended and we look forward to working with WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff in the future.”
In accepting the award, John Trotta, senior vice president, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, noted: “Our relationship with HACIA dates back many years. Winning this award is confirmation that we’re doing the right thing – that we’re helping other firms achieve the American dream.”
Some of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff’s projects in the Chicago area include the O’Hare Modernization Program; restoration of three stations along the O’Hare Blue Line light rail; rehabilitation of the Wells Street Bridge; track renewal for the Dearborn Blue Line subway; and preliminary engineering studies for the Illiana Expressway.
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. In May 2017, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff will rebrand as WSP.
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 36,700 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, 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