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Industry News / Infrastructure
April 4, 2019

Upgrading of Deficient Bridges at Slowest Pace in Five Years

The number of structurally deficient bridges across the country declined last year to 47,052, but according to analysis by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association, the pace of repair has slowed to the slowest point in the past five years.

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Global Engineering Survey Highlights Environmental Challenges

Engineering / Industry News
April 4, 2019

Global Engineering Survey Highlights Environmental Challenges

Environmental issues will be the number one global challenge over the next 25 years, according to a DiscoverE survey of nearly 3,000 engineers from more than 80 countries

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Forum Focuses on Improved Collaboration between ACEC National and State Organizations

ACEC News / Member Organizations
April 3, 2019

Forum Focuses on Improved Collaboration between ACEC National and State Organizations

ACEC Chair Manish Kothari, President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr, ACEC/Maryland Executive Director Jim Otradovec, and ACEC Chair-elect Mitch Simpler discuss opportunities to increase engagement between Member Organizations and the national office.

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The Potential of Opportunity Zones for Your Firm’s Project Pipeline, April 10

ACEC News / Education
April 3, 2019

The Potential of Opportunity Zones for Your Firm’s Project Pipeline, April 10

Excitement is rising in both the commercial real estate and economic development communities as the first new national investment program in 15 years begins.

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ACEC News
April 2, 2019

Tomorrow is the Deadline to Submit Your Firm’s Innovative Flood Mitigation Project to Engineering Inc.

The deadline for submitting your innovative flood mitigations projects to be highlighted in the July/August 2019 issue of Engineering Inc. is Wednesday, April 3.

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Member Firm News
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


August 19, 2019

Wright Pierce is proud to formally announce the company’s new Horizontal Infrastructure Assessment Group. As municipalities and utilities face daily challenges of maintaining aging water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure, Wright-Pierce has developed this specialized group to address and support these challenges. 

https://www.wright-pierce


Market Indicators
Indicators

ACEC Engineering Business Index (EBI)
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62.6 (2Q, 2019)
62.2 (1Q, 2019)

Engineering Employment
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1,521,200 (August)
1,520,200 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,288,800,000 (July)
$1,288,100,000 (June)

ACEC Stock Index
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40.25 (September 9)
38.80 (September 3)

Dodge Momentum Index
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137.8 (August)
149.6 (July)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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295 Deals year-over-year (September)
297 Deals year-over-year (August)

AIA Billings Index
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50.1 (July)
49.1 (June)

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