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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 16, 2020

FEMA Faces Staffing, Resources Challenge in Dealing with Coronavirus

President Trump’s declaration of a National Emergency due to the Coronavirus pandemic makes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) a central player in the federal government’s response, but the agency is already stretched thin by numerous natural disasters.

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ACEC News / Industry Statistics
March 16, 2020

Deadline for ACEC’s PLI Survey of Member Firms Extended Until Friday, March 20

ACEC's Risk Management Committee has extended the deadline to Friday, March 20 for completing the annual survey of A/E member firms regarding their professional liability insurance, claims experience, and the impact of the threat of litigation.

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Industry News
March 13, 2020

DHS Chief Procurement Officer Lays Out Department’s Coronavirus Policies for Contractors

Amid the uncertainty regarding the Coronavirus outbreak, Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, sent a letter to the department’s contractors to explain its policies

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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 13, 2020

ARCHITECT Magazine Reports on how Architecture Firms Are Dealing with COVID-19

ARCHITECT magazine asked several design firms to describe the impact of COVID-19 on their staff, clients, office operations, and projects.

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ACEC and Stakeholder Coalition Ad Campaign Calls on Congress to Act on Transportation Infrastructure

Advocacy / Infrastructure Funding
March 13, 2020

ACEC and Stakeholder Coalition Ad Campaign Calls on Congress to Act on Transportation Infrastructure

The Transportation Construction Coalition, which includes ACEC, has launched a grassroots and advocacy advertising campaign on multiple fronts to increase pressure on Congress and the Trump administration to produce a permanent Highway Trust Fund (HTF) revenue solution and a robust, long-term transportation infrastructure investment package.

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Member Firm News
September 21, 2020

Dewberry has announced that it has been selected to provide construction management (CM) services for the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) Quantico Station Improvements project.

dewberry.com/news/article


September 16, 2020

WSP USA has completed the integration and rebranding of Ecology and Environment Inc. (E&E) and LT Environmental (LTE), marking the company’s emergence as a full-service provider and leader in the U.S environment market.

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


September 9, 2020

The City of Anaheim has enlisted Brown and Caldwell to provide owner advisory services for the design-build delivery of multiple groundwater treatment plants. The new facilities will play a key role in Anaheim’s compliance with recent state Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) regulations and ensure water supplies continue to meet state and federal quality standards.

https://brownandcaldwell.


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,484,000 (August)
1,469,600 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,364,600,000 (July)
$1,362,800,000 (June)

Dodge Momentum Index
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126.5 (August)
124.2 (July)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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290 Deals--Down 8 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
40.0 (July)
40.0 (June)

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