03-30-2015

Parsons Selected as Traffic Incident Management Consultant for Nevada

PASADENA, CA (March 30, 2015) – Parsons is pleased to announce that is has been selected by the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) as the state’s Traffic Incident Management (TIM) consultant. Parsons will provide support for the southern, northern, and statewide rural Nevada TIM coalitions and will facilitate the development and update of existing statewide and region-specific TIM guidelines, handbooks, policies, and procedures.

TIM is the process of coordinating numerous emergency response partner agencies and private sector companies to detect, respond to, and clear traffic incidents as safely and quickly as possible. Effective TIM reduces the impact of traffic incidents and secondary events in order to improve the safety of responders, motorists, and victims, while also reducing traffic congestion.

“Our TIM solutions demonstrate significant safety improvements and cost savings for customers and taxpayers,” said Todd Wager, Parsons Group President. “This program represents a significant milestone in continued enhancements for the safety and convenience of the traveling public in Nevada.”

Parsons will complete several TIM tasks, including a gap analysis to identify recommendations for coalition improvements; a statewide strategic improvement plan; operations policies, plans, and interagency agreements; TIM performance measures; legislative recommendations; construction guidelines for TIM plans; training and outreach; and communication protocols between responders.

Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, security, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. For more about Parsons, please visit www.parsons.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
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