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ACEC News / Education
March 6, 2019

Contracting for Professional Services Part 3: Problematic Words, Phrases, Clauses

When the interpretation of contract language can turn on a single word or punctuation mark, you need to be ready to recognize and sidestep every pitfall and trap.

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Industry News
March 5, 2019

Senators Introduce Bill to Set Timeline for EPA on PFAS

Senators Tom Carper (D-DE) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) have introduced a bill to require the Environmental Protection Agency to designate per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water as hazardous substances under the Superfund law.

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Industry News / Industry Statistics
March 5, 2019

U.S. Construction Spending Dips 0.6 Percent in December

Construction spending dropped 0.6 percent in December, following on a 0.8 percent drop in November.

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Cybersecurity Company Asserts Chinese Hackers Targeting Engineering, Transportation, Defense Firms

Industry News
March 5, 2019

Cybersecurity Company Asserts Chinese Hackers Targeting Engineering, Transportation, Defense Firms

The cyber-espionage firm FireEye asserts a hacker organization backed by the Chinese government is targeting engineering, transportation, and defense firms with links to the maritime sector.

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Industry News / Infrastructure
March 5, 2019

U.S. DOT Secretary Chao Calls for Streamlined Permitting

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said cutting red tape at the federal level continues to be a primary goal at the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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Member Firm News
March 3, 2021

Woolpert has acquired CivilTech Engineering Inc., a multidisciplinary engineering firm that specializes in transportation, water resources, municipal, structural and construction services. CivilTech has three offices in Texas and serves local, state and federal clients.

https://woolpert.com/reso


February 19, 2021

GEOCOMP, today announced that the company has provided the largest and most sophisticated Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) system ever deployed on a bridge structure in the United States on the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge in the State of New York.

https://www.acec.org/defa


February 17, 2021

Kimley-Horn is leading the next phase of Sound Transit's Link expansion program — the 16.3-mile Everett Link Extension (EVLE) and Operations and Maintenance Facility (OMF) North project, which will add six stations to the light rail network connecting to the under-construction Lynnwood Link Extension at the Lynnwood City Center and extend Link service north further into Snohomish County.

https://www.acppubs.com/a


Market Indicators
Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,530,700 (January)
1,526,700 (December)

Construction Spending
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$1,521,500,000 (January)
$1,496,500,000 (December)

Dodge Momentum Index
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139.4 (January)
135.2 (December)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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304 Deals--Down 8 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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44.9 (January)
42.3 (December)

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