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ACEC's Darr Participates in Infrastructure Week Panel Discussion on Outlook for Legislation

ACEC News / Advocacy
May 16, 2019

ACEC's Darr Participates in Infrastructure Week Panel Discussion on Outlook for Legislation

As a part of Infrastructure Week, ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr participated in a panel discussion hosted by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association on the outlook in Washington for getting an infrastructure bill passed by Congress.

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ACEC Hosts Reception for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at ACEC Convention

ACEC News / Advocacy
May 15, 2019

ACEC Hosts Reception for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at ACEC Convention

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) discussed the Senate agenda and prospects for an infrastructure package during a reception at the 2019 ACEC Annual Convention in Washington, D.C.
 

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ACEC News
May 14, 2019

Guest Post: GZA's Ernest Hanna Provides an Update on Reliance Letters

Ernest Hanna, a senior principal at GZA in Philadelphia, discusses GeoProfessional Coalition’s plans to draft a model Reliance Letter for geotechnical projects.

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American Bar Association Panel Highlights ACEC Tax Reform Advocacy Efforts

ACEC News / Advocacy
May 14, 2019

American Bar Association Panel Highlights ACEC Tax Reform Advocacy Efforts

During a recent American Bar Association panel discussion on the Section 199A 20 percent passthrough tax deduction in the 2017 Tax Reform Law, the presenter asked rhetorically why engineering and architecture are eligible for the deduction while consulting services are not, and then offered the likely answer.

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Dodge Momentum Index Drops in April

Industry News / Market Forecast
May 14, 2019

Dodge Momentum Index Drops in April

The Dodge Momentum Index fell 0.5 percent in April to 144.3 from the revised March reading of 145.1.

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Member Firm News
July 20, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Black & Veatch $2.5 million in federal funding to participate in a research and development (R&D) project aimed at advancing direct air capture (DAC) technology.

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


July 12, 2021

Woolpert has been granted a trademark for Inspansion, a method of adding capacity through analytics in place of physical expansion, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Woolpert Director of Strategic Consulting David Tomber developed Inspansion to help airports identify logical efficiencies in operations, technology and staffing to optimize facility performance, while deferring capital investment.

https://woolpert.com/reso


July 8, 2021

Global integrated design firm Stantec has established a cross-disciplinary center of excellence to provide sustainable, climate smart, and equitable infrastructure design services.

https://www.stantec.com/e


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1,555,500 (June)
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Construction Spending
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Dodge Momentum Index
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165.8 (June)
175.1 (May)

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370 Deals--Up 30 percent year-over-year

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57.1 (June)
58.5 (May)

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