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ACEC News / Advocacy
March 4, 2021

ACEC Continues to Press for FAR Credits Clause Relief for Forgiven PPP Loans

ACEC lobbyists are meeting with Senators and U.S. Representatives to urge their support for waiving the FAR credits clause for forgiven Paycheck Protection Program loans. To keep the pressure on, the Council is calling on members to contact their Congressional delegations to advocate for relief.

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ACEC News / Awards
March 4, 2021

Friday Deadline to Nominate Outstanding Students for the ACEC Scholarship Program

Under the auspices of the ACEC College of Fellows, the ACEC Research Institute will award six General Scholarships in 2021, and one Coalition of American Structural Engineers (CASE) Scholarship.

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ACEC News / Education
March 4, 2021

Next Week's Online Classes: Better Websites, Climate Change, and Improving Your Documentation

Among the ACEC online classes next week, a panel of experts will discuss the ethical obligations and the business opportunities that exist for firms that acknowledge the implications of climate change.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
March 4, 2021

ACEC, Defense Contractors Request Extension of Sec. 3610 Authority

ACEC and others in the defense contracting community wrote Congress in support of an extension of Section 3610. The provision, which was included in the CARES Act, provides the authority for agencies to cover certain contractor costs from existing funds and to keep key personnel and skilled workers in a “ready state” during COVID-19.

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Engineers Week / Member Organizations
February 26, 2021

ACEC Colorado Again Presents Full Slate of Eweek Activities

For the second consecutive year, ACEC Colorado commemorated National Engineers Week with a full series of events, highlighted by an Eweek proclamation from Gov. Jared Polis. Activities included:

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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
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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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