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ACEC Secures Repeal of $7.6 Billion Rescission of Federal Highway Funding

Advocacy / Infrastructure Funding
November 19, 2019

ACEC Secures Repeal of $7.6 Billion Rescission of Federal Highway Funding

Due to the advocacy of ACEC, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, AASHTO and other stakeholders, a repeal of the $7.6 billion rescission in FAST Act highway contract authority has been included in the latest short-term stopgap funding bill. 

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ACEC Planning Cabinet Works Toward Implementation of Strategic Plan

ACEC News
November 19, 2019

ACEC Planning Cabinet Works Toward Implementation of Strategic Plan

Yesterday, members of the ACEC Planning Cabinet met in Washington, DC to explore the goals and objectives outlined in the newly adopted strategic plan. The meeting, which was moderated by Paul Meyer of Tecker International, continues ACEC’s ongoing work to finalize the implementation of the plan.

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November 21 Online Class: Future-Proof Your Firm by Leveraging Seller-Doers

ACEC News / Education
November 18, 2019

November 21 Online Class: Future-Proof Your Firm by Leveraging Seller-Doers

In the November 21 online class Leveraging the Seller-Doer to Future-Proof your Business Development Strategy, Jeff Echols will show how to leverage the power of the seller-doer for an above-average win rate today and build a future-ready firm.

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ACEC Supports National GIS Day

ACEC News / Advocacy
November 15, 2019

ACEC Supports National GIS Day

As part of National Geography Awareness Week (November 11-15), ACEC co-sponsored National GIS Day on Wednesday. To celebrate the importance of geographic information systems technology, U.S. Representative John Curtis (R-UT) (right) participated in a Capitol Hill reception on Wednesday evening along with Brian Raber of Merrick (left).

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FHwA Proposes First Revision of Bridge Inspection Regulations in 10 Years

Industry News / Infrastructure
November 15, 2019

FHwA Proposes First Revision of Bridge Inspection Regulations in 10 Years

The Federal Highway Administration (FHwA) has proposed new federal standards for bridge inspections and inspectors.

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Member Firm News
February 21, 2020

Semco Maritime and ISC Consulting Engineers, based in Denmark, along with WSP USA based in the U.S. have announced a partnership that will combine Semco Maritime and ISC’s offshore wind farm and substation engineering and construction experience with WSP’s expertise in U.S. offshore wind permitting and engineering.

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


February 7, 2020

Terracon is excited to announce its acquisition of Skelly and Loy (S&L), headquartered in Harrisburg, Pa. S&L is a privately held environmental consulting and engineering services company, with more than 50 years serving public- and private-sector clients in the Mid-Atlantic region.

https://www.prnewswire.co


February 4, 2020

AECOM announced today that it has been named to Fortune magazine’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies for the sixth consecutive year.

https://www.aecom.com/pre


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