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ACEC Calls on Congress to Invest in America’s Airports

ACEC News / Advocacy
March 26, 2019

ACEC Calls on Congress to Invest in America’s Airports

Infrastructure Push an Opportunity to Increase AIP Funding and Remove PFC Cap

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Construction Backlog Indicator Drops in January 2019

Industry News / Industry Statistics
March 25, 2019

Construction Backlog Indicator Drops in January 2019

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Construction Backlog Indicator shrank to 8.1 months in January, a 9.3 percent decline from the 8.9 month reading in the fourth quarter of 2018.

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Industry News / Industry Statistics
March 25, 2019

Road Travel Set Mileage Record In 2018

Total U.S. vehicle miles traveled (VMT) reached a record-setting 3.225 trillion in 2018--an increase of 12.2 billion miles compared to 2017--according to the Federal Highway Administration. For the fifth year in a row, VMT topped 3 trillion.

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Industry News / Industry Statistics
March 25, 2019

Coal and Renewables at "Crossover Point," According to Report

Almost three-quarters of U.S. coal production is now more expensive than solar and wind energy, according to a new report by Energy Innovation.

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ACEC News / Member Organizations
March 21, 2019

ACEC/VA & ACEC/Metro Washington Score QBS Victory With Minuteman Fund Support

Earlier this week, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed a new law to close a loophole in the state's Public Procurement Act that allowed local governments to exempt themselves from QBS and adopt their own tailored procurement acts allowing price into the selection methodology.

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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
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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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