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FHwA Nominee Nason Says All Transportation Funding Options Are On The Table

Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
February 4, 2019

FHwA Nominee Nason Says All Transportation Funding Options Are On The Table

At her nomination hearing for FHwA Administrator, Nicole Nason said the Trump Administration will work with Congress to develop a long-term transportation funding solution.

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Engineering Leader Confidence in Marketplace Drops Sharply

ACEC News / Market Forecast
February 4, 2019

Engineering Leader Confidence in Marketplace Drops Sharply

ACEC's Engineering Business Index (EBI) recorded its biggest decline in the fourth quarter survey.

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Trump Administration Broadens

Industry News / Infrastructure
February 4, 2019

Trump Administration Broadens "Buy American" Rules to Infrastructure

Trump Administration aims to extend "Buy American' requirements to infrastructure projeccts that receive federal financial support.

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How Much Money Would Proposed Gas Tax Increases Raise?

Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
January 31, 2019

How Much Money Would Proposed Gas Tax Increases Raise?

If Congress raises the gas tax by 25 cents over five years, what impact would that have on the Highway Trust Fund?

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Combating Road Salt Damage with Bacteria

Industry News / Infrastructure
January 28, 2019

Combating Road Salt Damage with Bacteria

Engineers from Drexel University have discovered a new way to protect concrete from the damaging effects of calcium oxychloride, a byproduct of road salt.

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Member Firm News
April 6, 2021

Langan Engineering & Environmental Services announced the acquisition of Adams Consulting Engineers, Inc. headquartered in Dallas with additional offices in Austin and Tyler, Texas. The acquisition, only the second in Langan’s 50-year history, helps accelerate the firm’s growth in Texas, where Langan has operated since 2015 in Houston. With this move, Langan now has more than 1,300 employees across 36 offices.

https://www.langan.com/em


March 30, 2021

The recently finalized partnership of Confluence Networks, LLC and MasTec, Inc. has selected WSP USA to assist in completing its Confluence-1 fiberoptic cable system.

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


March 23, 2021

Burns & McDonnell has promoted Leon Harden as the firm’s first diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategy manager. After three years working in recruitment at Burns & McDonnell, in his new role Harden will work closely with executive leaders and business diversity teams globally to provide strategic guidance for creating and integrating DEI initiatives and programs into all aspects of the 100% employee-owned engineering, construction and architecture firm.

https://www.burnsmcd.com/


Market Indicators
Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,529,500 (February)
1,527,800 (January)

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

Dodge Momentum Index
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149.0 (February)
139.1 (January)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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308 Deals--Down 7 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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44.9 (January)
42.3 (December)

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