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ACEC and Business Coalition Call on Congress to Pass Transportation Reauthorization

ACEC News / Advocacy
October 1, 2019

ACEC and Business Coalition Call on Congress to Pass Transportation Reauthorization

As a member of the Infrastructure Working Group (IWG), ACEC has signed onto a letter urging Senate Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Schumer to pass a long-term, robustly-funded surface transportation reauthorization bill ahead of the September 30, 2020 expiration of the FAST Act.

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Industry News / Market Forecast
October 1, 2019

AIA Architecture Billings Index Suggests Weakest Design Market in Recent Years

The AIA Architecture Billings Index dropped to 47.2 in August, down from 50.1 in July. Any score below 50 indicates a decrease in billings.

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Construction Spending Holds the Line in August

Industry News / Industry Statistics
October 1, 2019

Construction Spending Holds the Line in August

Total construction spending was essentially flat in August, with the seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,287.3 billion coming in 0.1 percent above the revised July estimate of $1,285.6 billion.

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ACEC/Indiana Leaders Discuss Transportation with Representative Andre Carson

ACEC News / Member Organizations
October 1, 2019

ACEC/Indiana Leaders Discuss Transportation with Representative Andre Carson

U.S. Representative Andre Carson (D-IN), a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, met with ACEC/Indiana leadership this week to discuss transportation infrastructure funding. Pictured left to right: Scott Hornsby, GAI Consultants; Drew Bender, VS Engineering; Rick Olson, Earth Exploration/ A Terracon Company; Shelby Swango, WSP; Congressman Carson; Beth Bauer, ACEC/Indiana; Jon Stolz, Christopher B. Burke Engineering; Shelby Dunn, ACEC/Indiana; Bill Hall, United Consulting; and Hans Peterson, Clark Dietz.

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Latest ACEC Private Market Brief Issue Updates Top Five Macroeconomic Trends

Industry News / Industry Statistics
September 30, 2019

Latest ACEC Private Market Brief Issue Updates Top Five Macroeconomic Trends

In the latest ACEC Private Market Brief-Economic Outlook Q2, we review the top five macroeconomic trends, including business economists' predictions for the timing of next recession. We also look at A/E services revenue data, examining which markets have shown growth, been stable, or declined in the last year, as well as which states are showing economic momentum.

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Member Firm News
October 18, 2021

In recognition of Climate Action Day, WSP USA has furthered its commitment to reduce, and ultimately eliminate, embodied carbon in its structural system projects by 2050 as a signatory to the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) SE 2050 Commitment Program.

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


October 12, 2021

Leading environmental engineering and construction firm Brown and Caldwell today announces the launch of BC:Opta™, its unique approach to utility optimization for a more effective future.

https://brownandcaldwell.


October 5, 2021

Bowman Consulting Group Ltd. (the “Company” or “Bowman”) (NASDAQ: BWMN), today announced the acquisition of the assets of Triangle Site Design (“Triangle”) headquartered in Raleigh, NC. Triangle, founded in 2008 and led by its founder Matt Lowder, delivers civil engineering and land planning services to clients throughout the Research Triangle area of North Carolina.

https://investors.bowman.


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,579,500 (August)
1,560,800 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,568,800,000 (July)
$1,563,400,000 (June)

Dodge Momentum Index
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148.7 (August)
154.0 (July)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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388 Deals—Up 26 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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55.6 (August)
54.6 (July)

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