WSP USA’s Adams elected to COMTO board

The Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) has elected WSP USA Vice President Community Relations and Diversity, Transportation and Infrastructure–Central Region Tanya Adams to its national board of directors. COMTO also recognized Adams’ contributions to diversity and the industry with the “President’s Excellence” award. She was previously honored as COMTO’s 2016 Corporate Executive of the Year.

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WSP taps Otto for Midwest role

WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) has named Agnes Otto Area Manager responsible for transportation and infrastructure operations in Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa and Oklahoma. Responsible for strategic business growth across the four states plus Western Missouri and the Kansas City metropolitan area, she focuses on establishing and maintaining strong client relationships, expanding the firm’s presence in all markets and managing project performance.

WSP USA awarded BART extension contract

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) has awarded WSP USA a contract to oversee Phase II of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Silicon Valley Extension into Santa Clara County.  As program manager, WSP is tasked with conceptual design, engineering management, contracting strategies, project controls, utilities coordination, constructability reviews, value engineering and development of procurement documents.