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Project Team

The Downtown Crossing Study is being directed by City staff and a consultant team led by Parsons Brinckerhoff. Click here to send comments to the project team.

Departments within the City of New Haven:

  • Economic Development works to address the needs of the New Haven business community and oversees all the city departments that relate to business and real estate development including City Plan, Transportation, Housing, Building, and the Commission on Equal Opportunities, Cultural Affairs and Economic Development.
  • City Plan facilitates the physical development of the City and encourages the development of sustainable land use, economic and social policy. The department is responsible for the Comprehensive Plan of Development, as well as other area-specific development plans.
  • Transportation, Traffic and Parking combines elements of traffic safety / engineering, parking management, community development and urban planning. The Department's mission includes parking management and better integration and enhancement of the City's transportation assets into a system which supports quality of life and economic standing.

Consultant Team:

The City has hired Parsons Brinckerhoff to lead a consultant team to develop the preliminary and final design for the Downtown Crossing/Route 34 East Project. The team includes the following firms:


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Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB) is leading the project team and is providing Project Management, Civil/Highway Design, Structural, Traffic, Environmental, and Public Outreach services.


Chan Krieger/NBBJ/Sieniewicz

Chan Krieger/NBBJ/Sieniewicz is an internationally-recognized and award-winning planning, architectural and urban design firm particularly noted for their expertise in contextual aspects of design and placemaking.


Newman Architects

Newman Architects is an architectural firm located in New Haven recognized for nearly 5 decades of projects for the City and Yale University. Newman Architects will provide architectural and urban design expertise.


Ninigret Partners

Ninigret Partners specializes in market assessments for private and public sector clients, especially in the medical research and health industries, providing strategic and creative insight on project financing and implementation.


Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc.

Fitzgerald & Halliday, Inc. (FHI) is a planning firm that specializes in public outreach and has a long record of working successfully with clients in Connecticut. FHI is providing Public Outreach support.


Langan Engineering and Environmental Services

Langan Engineering and Environmental Services based in New Haven, combines technical skills with local knowledge. Langan will provide services in Geotechnical, Hazardous Materials and Surveying.