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Industry News / Industry Statistics
April 4, 2019

Construction Spending Climbs for Third Consecutive Month in February

U.S construction spending rose 1 percent in February, the third consecutive monthly increase and the highest level in nine months.

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ACEC/Ohio Claims Victory in Gas Tax Fight

ACEC News / Member Organizations
April 4, 2019

ACEC/Ohio Claims Victory in Gas Tax Fight

Governor Enacts New Gas and Diesel Tax Increases to Fund Infrastructure Improvements

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Advocacy / Member Organizations
April 4, 2019

Minuteman Fund Helps ACEC/Florida Secure Victory in Landmark Legal Case for Engineering Industry

In a victory for ACEC/Florida and the Minuteman Fund, the Florida State Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from an appellate court decision upholding the enforceability of contract terms protecting design professionals from liability for consequential damages and for the first time in Florida defining the broad scope of consequential damages.

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Industry News / Infrastructure
April 4, 2019

Upgrading of Deficient Bridges at Slowest Pace in Five Years

The number of structurally deficient bridges across the country declined last year to 47,052, but according to analysis by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association, the pace of repair has slowed to the slowest point in the past five years.

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Advocacy
April 4, 2019

Ways and Means Committee Approves Retirement Savings, IRS Reform Bills

On Tuesday, the House Ways and Means Committee unanimously approved the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (SECURE Act, HR 1994), which is designed to address the retirement savings gap.

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Member Firm News
August 7, 2020

Burns & McDonnell hosted its seventh annual Community of Inclusion Awards via a virtual event, recognizing small and diverse businesses in California for outstanding project performance and client service on critical infrastructure projects.

https://nobleprofit.com/n


August 6, 2020

Jacobs has launched a global Action Plan for Advancing Justice and Equality, which builds on Jacobs’ existing global inclusion and diversity strategy, TogetherBeyond?, and sets actionable initiatives and measurable objectives in the company’s continuing efforts to address embedded and systemic racial inequities.

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


August 5, 2020

Urban Engineers is proud to celebrate and recognize its 60th anniversary. The firm opened in August of 1960 with a staff of seven and has grown to a staff of 475 with 15 offices across the country. To celebrate the firm’s culture, people, partners, and projects, Urban has been running an online campaign called #UR60N that highlighted a different aspect of the firm each month building up to the anniversary this August.

https://urbanengineers.co


Market Indicators
Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,475,900 (June)
1,463,500 (May)

Construction Spending
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$1,356,400,000 (May)
$1,386,100,000 (April)

Dodge Momentum Index
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121.5 (June)
130.1 (May)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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273 Deals--Down 19 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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32.0 (May)
29.5 (April)

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