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Antelope Valley

Antelope Valley

Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

Client: Joint Antelope Valley Authority (City of Lincoln, Lower Platte South Natural Resources District, University of Nebraska)

Parsons Brinckerhoff Role: Planning, Design, Construction Management

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The City of Lincoln, the University of Nebraska, and the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District hired Parsons Brinckerhoff to oversee and implement three goals for Antelope Valley: community revitalization, stormwater management, and transportation improvements. After 10 years, Antelope Valley is in the final stages of construction. The $246 million project has created new and improved infrastructure including housing, parks, and recreation facilities; storm sewer improvements; and roadway system. Parsons Brinckerhoff has been an extension of city staff on the Antelope Valley Program, providing planning, design, construction management, and coordinating services. Program support has included assistance with annual financial capital improvement plans, cash flow projections, engineering estimate of probable cost, as well as tracking the consultant and construction contractor actual costs. Parsons Brinckerhoff also kept the document management system for the program documents.

About Planning/Environment

Parsons Brinckerhoff’s planning practice has more than 600 people worldwide working on major infrastructure programs and projects in the transportation, power, mining, water, buildings and property markets.  Parsons Brinckerhoff, with its global resource base, has extensive knowledge and experience in the application of regional- or country-specific practices ranging from the U.S. Federal Transportation Administration’s New Starts/Small Starts programs and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) guidelines to application of European Union directives such as strategic environmental assessment as well as country-specific requirements whether in Australia, Asia, Africa, Europe or the Americas.

Specific services include:

  • transportation planning
  • placemaking and transit-oriented development
  • environmental planning
  • land use planning
  • master planning
  • town planning
  • sustainability planning
  • planning permitting and legal consents
  • public consultation, stakeholder engagement and communication
  • planning policy studies
  • energy planning
  • strategic environmental assessment/environmental compliance planning
  • financial and economic planning and appraisal
  • expert witness services
  • environmental risk assessment
  • project visualization
  • intelligent transportation systems
  • travel model research and development
  • traffic engineering
  • acoustics, vibration and air quality

We provide expertise in road, rail, transit, ports, and aviation as well as integrated planning and multimodal studies.  Our work on policy development includes reviews of major projects and their strategic technical, environmental, and economic appraisal. Stakeholder engagement and tailored public consultation are prerequisites for the planning projects we undertake.