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March 5, 2021

Podcast: Exploring Net Zero with Tommy Wells, Director of the DC Department of Energy & Environment

The podcast welcomed Tommy Wells, Director of the DC Department of Energy & Environment onto the program to discuss the District's work towards net zero emissions and the challenges his department is facing due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
March 5, 2021

ACEC’s Darr Talks Infrastructure on Bloomberg’s Balance of Power Podcast

ACEC President and CEO Linda Bauer Darr discussed prospects for passage of infrastructure legislation this year on Bloomberg’s Balance of Power podcast this week.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
March 5, 2021

Government Affairs Update Podcast: Latest on the PPP FAR Credit Clause Issue

ACEC Advocacy SVP Steve Hall and Transportation Programs VP Matt Reiffer joined the Engineering Influence podcast to provide an update on the PPP FAR Credits Clause and to announce that ACEC members will be testifying at a House Small Business Committee hearing into the issue on March 9. 

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ACEC News / Education
March 4, 2021

Engineering Influence Podcast: Simon Goodhead of the Coxe Group Discusses How to Boost Employee Retention

Simon Goodhead, principal of The Coxe Group, a management consultancy in Atlanta, GA, came on the Engineering Influence podcast to discuss the challenges of employee retention in engineering firms and the high cost of failing to meet those challenges.

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Registration Now Open for Virtual ACEC Annual Convention, April 26-28

ACEC News / Convention
March 4, 2021

Registration Now Open for Virtual ACEC Annual Convention, April 26-28

The 2021 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit will be virtual this year. Taking place over three days—April 26-28—the online event will feature six general sessions, 18 educational sessions, the annual legislative briefing, and numerous opportunities for networking with fellow attendees and vendors.

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Member Firm News
March 3, 2021

Woolpert has acquired CivilTech Engineering Inc., a multidisciplinary engineering firm that specializes in transportation, water resources, municipal, structural and construction services. CivilTech has three offices in Texas and serves local, state and federal clients.

https://woolpert.com/reso


February 19, 2021

GEOCOMP, today announced that the company has provided the largest and most sophisticated Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) system ever deployed on a bridge structure in the United States on the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge in the State of New York.

https://www.acec.org/defa


February 17, 2021

Kimley-Horn is leading the next phase of Sound Transit's Link expansion program — the 16.3-mile Everett Link Extension (EVLE) and Operations and Maintenance Facility (OMF) North project, which will add six stations to the light rail network connecting to the under-construction Lynnwood Link Extension at the Lynnwood City Center and extend Link service north further into Snohomish County.

https://www.acppubs.com/a


Market Indicators
Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,530,700 (January)
1,526,700 (December)

Construction Spending
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$1,521,500,000 (January)
$1,496,500,000 (December)

Dodge Momentum Index
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139.4 (January)
135.2 (December)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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304 Deals--Down 8 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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44.9 (January)
42.3 (December)

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