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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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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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ACEC News
March 21, 2019

Take Part in ACEC’s Professional Liability Insurance Survey of Member Firms

The 2019 ACEC Professional Liability Insurance Survey of Member Firms for Fiscal Year 2018 will be conducted from Monday, March 25, through COB Friday, April 12.

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Industry News / Member Firms
March 21, 2019

Mott MacDonald and Microsoft To Create Cloud-based Smart Infrastructure Platform

Mott MacDonald and Microsoft have teamed up to create a cloud-based smart infrastructure platform to help cities deliver sustainable public services. Using performance modeling, advanced analytics, and artificial intelligence, the platform will help cities better manage their assets.

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Member Firm News
September 25, 2020

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced that the Town of Dover is among the communities certified as a Climate Smart Community (CSC). WSP USA assisted the Town of Dover to achieve bronze-level CSC certification with sustainability planning, which will guide town support for local climate adaptation and resiliency actions.

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


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


Market Indicators
Indicators

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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