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Department of Transportation Launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

Industry News
June 14, 2019

Department of Transportation Launches Port Infrastructure Development Program

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is accepting applications for $292.7 million in discretionary grant funding through the new Port Infrastructure Development Program.

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ACEC News / President's Monthly Update
June 12, 2019

President's Monthly Update--June, 2019

Great to see so many of you at our Annual Convention in Washington, D.C., where we were thrilled to welcome over 1,600 attendees! 

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Industry News / Member Firms
June 12, 2019

Lamp Rynearson's Pridal Receives 2019 ICAN Leadership Award

Nancy Pridal, president/CEO of Lamp Rynearson in Omaha, Neb., is the 2019 recipient of the ICAN Leadership Award, which recognizes those who redefine leadership within their organization.

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ACEC News
June 11, 2019

Ten Firm Leaders Elected to College of Fellows

At the 2019 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C. last month, the Committee of Fellows elevated ten members to Fellow status.

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ACEC's Engineering Influence Podcast Features Bloomberg's Shaun Courtney

Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
June 10, 2019

ACEC's Engineering Influence Podcast Features Bloomberg's Shaun Courtney

In the latest episode of ACEC's Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Strategic Communications Director Jeff Urbanchuk talks with Bloomberg Government's Shaun Courtney about the possibility of passing a big infrastructure bill, the liklihood of just reauthorizing the FAST Act, the House-Senate partisan divide, disaster relief, and whether earmarks could return in transportation funding.

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Member Firm News
September 17, 2019

The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing & Urban Development approved an annual funding bill that increases investment levels for most federal transportation infrastructure programs for the coming fiscal year.

The bill fulfills FAST Act funding levels for highway programs at $46.4 billion from the Highway Trust Fund and adds an additional $2.7 billion from the General Fund for surface transportation block grants, railway-highway crossing safety improvement, and bridge repairs.

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September 10, 2019

Seven innovative technology startups – focused on sustainability solutions that range from artificial intelligence and next-generation analytics to autonomous heavy equipment and electric vehicle energy management – have been selected to join Black & Veatch’s IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator.

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


September 3, 2019

Montreal-based WSP Global Inc., says it intends to grow its U.S. presence further with a planned $65-million acquisition of environmental consultant Lancaster, N.Y.-based Ecology and Environment Inc.

https://www.enr.com/artic


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