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Parsons Brinckerhoff

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1885 William Barclay Parsons founded the company in New York City that would later become Parsons Brinckerhoff, a leading infrastructure consultancy.

Early projects included the design of the original New York City subway system and the Cape Cod Canal.

1995 Acquired Merz and McLellan

1998 Acquired Rust, Kennedy & Donkin

2009 Acquired by Balfour Beatty

2014 Acquired by WSP

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