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Industry News / Infrastructure
August 14, 2019

States Report $1.2 Billion in Infrastructure Damage from 2019 Storms

Storms and floods in the first half of 2019 have caused more than $1.2 billion in damage to public infrastructure in 24 states, according to the Associated Press (AP).

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ACEC News / Member Firms
August 13, 2019

Deadline to Submit Your Firm's Community Service Programs to Engineering Inc. Extended to August 22

If your firm is involved in a community service program, we would like to hear from you and feature your story in Engineering Inc. The submission deadline is now August 22.

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Dodge Momentum Index Drops in July; Institutional Sector Takes Bigger Hit

Industry News / Market Forecast
August 12, 2019

Dodge Momentum Index Drops in July; Institutional Sector Takes Bigger Hit

The Dodge Momentum Index dropped 4.6 percent in July to 138.9, down from the revised June reading of 145.6. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data & Analytics, is a monthly measure of the first report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year.

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ACEC News / Member Organizations
August 12, 2019

Artl Takes Helm at ACEC/Illinois

Kevin Artl will be the new president/CEO of ACEC/Illinois. Artl, who currently serves as the COO of the Illinois Toll Highway Authority, will take office in mid-September.

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Senator Barrasso Meets with ACEC Leadership

ACEC News / Advocacy
August 9, 2019

Senator Barrasso Meets with ACEC Leadership

Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) (third from left) discussed the political situation in Washington D.C. with the ACEC Executive Committee during the summer meeting in Jackson Hole this week.

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Member Firm News
September 17, 2019

The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing & Urban Development approved an annual funding bill that increases investment levels for most federal transportation infrastructure programs for the coming fiscal year.

The bill fulfills FAST Act funding levels for highway programs at $46.4 billion from the Highway Trust Fund and adds an additional $2.7 billion from the General Fund for surface transportation block grants, railway-highway crossing safety improvement, and bridge repairs.

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September 10, 2019

Seven innovative technology startups – focused on sustainability solutions that range from artificial intelligence and next-generation analytics to autonomous heavy equipment and electric vehicle energy management – have been selected to join Black & Veatch’s IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator.

https://www.bv.com/news/s


September 3, 2019

Montreal-based WSP Global Inc., says it intends to grow its U.S. presence further with a planned $65-million acquisition of environmental consultant Lancaster, N.Y.-based Ecology and Environment Inc.

https://www.enr.com/artic


Market Indicators
Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,521,200 (August)
1,520,200 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,287,300,000 (August)
$1,285,600,000 (July)

ACEC Stock Index
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39.16 (October 7)
40.25 (September 9)

Dodge Momentum Index
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143.6 (September)
137.9 (August)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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285 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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47.2 (August)
50.1 (July)

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