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ACEC News / Advocacy
September 10, 2020

ACEC and Industry Coalition Call for FAST Act Extension, Supplemental State DOT Funding

ACEC joined an industry coalition of 88 organizations in signing onto letter in support of a one-year extension of the FAST Act transportation programs, which are set to expire on September 30, and supplemental funding for highways and transit agencies to backstop declining revenues.  

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Industry News / Industry Statistics
September 10, 2020

A/E Employment Surges, But State of Industry Remains Mixed

A/E employment increased by 14,400 jobs in August to 1,484,000. While that total still lags far behind pre-pandemic levels, the large increase points to a strengthening in the fundamentals for the engineering industry.

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ACEC Offers Four-Week Online Course: “Strategies for Developing a Respectful, Diverse, and Inclusive Workplace Culture”

ACEC News / Education
September 9, 2020

ACEC Offers Four-Week Online Course: “Strategies for Developing a Respectful, Diverse, and Inclusive Workplace Culture”

ACEC will present the online course Strategies for Developing a Respectful, Diverse, and Inclusive Workplace Culture, October 12-November 19, 2020.

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ACEC News / Education
September 9, 2020

Online Classes Next Week Focus on Business Development, M&A, and Emotional Intelligence

Among the three online classes ACEC will offer next week, Matt Fultz of Matheson Financial Advisors will provide an overview of the tools that owners need to build value in their firms in today’s M&A environment.

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ACEC News / Infrastructure
September 3, 2020

Engineering Influence Podcast: WSP’s John Porcari Discusses Improving Federal-Local Infrastructure Partnership

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, John Porcari, president of US Advisory Services at WSP, discussed a new report from the New Partnership for Infrastructure that lays out recommendations for realigning federal programs, rules, and funding to better fit local needs.

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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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