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Advocacy / Industry News
June 24, 2019

FHWA Finalizes Guidance on New “Safe Harbor” Indirect Cost Rate Policy for New and Small Firms

ACEC Senior Director Transportation Programs Matt Reiffer discusses how the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is expanding and making permanent a “Safe Harbor” Indirect Cost Rate policy for state departments of transportation.

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ACEC News / Awards
June 24, 2019

Nominate Entities Making Exemplary Use of Qualification-Based Selection for the 2019 QBS Awards

Nominations are open for the 2019 QBS Awards, which recognize public and private entities that make exemplary use of the Qualifications-Based Selection process at the federal, state and local levels. The deadline for nominations is Friday, July 19, 2019.

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House Committee Moves Forward on ACEC-Backed Tax Extenders

Advocacy / Industry News
June 21, 2019

House Committee Moves Forward on ACEC-Backed Tax Extenders

The House Ways and Means Committee took a key step today toward extending a collection of expired and soon-to-expire tax provisions, approving the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2019 (H.R. 3301), which reinstates the tax extenders for 2018 through 2020.

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ACEC News / Education
June 21, 2019

Register Now for July 11 Online Class on Client Utility Risk Assessment and Cybersecurity Risk Management

You probably have water or electric utility clients facing new requirements for risk assessments and risk management processes as well as emergency response planning.  Armed with information about the risk assessment and risk management processes, you will become a seamless team player to help your clients meet their compliance requirements and improve utility resilience.  

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ACEC/Texas Wins Limit on Frivolous Lawsuits

Advocacy / Member Organizations
June 19, 2019

ACEC/Texas Wins Limit on Frivolous Lawsuits

ACEC/Texas has won a significant victory with passage of a law to cut down on the number of meritless lawsuits against design professionals.

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Member Firm News
September 21, 2020

Dewberry has announced that it has been selected to provide construction management (CM) services for the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) Quantico Station Improvements project.

dewberry.com/news/article


September 16, 2020

WSP USA has completed the integration and rebranding of Ecology and Environment Inc. (E&E) and LT Environmental (LTE), marking the company’s emergence as a full-service provider and leader in the U.S environment market.

https://www.wsp.com/en-US


September 9, 2020

The City of Anaheim has enlisted Brown and Caldwell to provide owner advisory services for the design-build delivery of multiple groundwater treatment plants. The new facilities will play a key role in Anaheim’s compliance with recent state Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) regulations and ensure water supplies continue to meet state and federal quality standards.

https://brownandcaldwell.


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Engineering Employment
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1,484,000 (August)
1,469,600 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,364,600,000 (July)
$1,362,800,000 (June)

Dodge Momentum Index
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126.5 (August)
124.2 (July)

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

AIA Billings Index
40.0 (July)
40.0 (June)

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