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Industry News / Industry Statistics
April 4, 2019

Construction Spending Climbs for Third Consecutive Month in February

U.S construction spending rose 1 percent in February, the third consecutive monthly increase and the highest level in nine months.

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ACEC/Ohio Claims Victory in Gas Tax Fight

ACEC News / Member Organizations
April 4, 2019

ACEC/Ohio Claims Victory in Gas Tax Fight

Governor Enacts New Gas and Diesel Tax Increases to Fund Infrastructure Improvements

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Advocacy / Member Organizations
April 4, 2019

Minuteman Fund Helps ACEC/Florida Secure Victory in Landmark Legal Case for Engineering Industry

In a victory for ACEC/Florida and the Minuteman Fund, the Florida State Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from an appellate court decision upholding the enforceability of contract terms protecting design professionals from liability for consequential damages and for the first time in Florida defining the broad scope of consequential damages.

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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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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.

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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.

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Market Indicators
Indicators

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

Construction Spending
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$1,287,300,000 (August)
$1,285,600,000 (July)

ACEC Stock Index
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39.16 (October 7)
40.25 (September 9)

Dodge Momentum Index
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143.6 (September)
137.9 (August)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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285 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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47.2 (August)
50.1 (July)

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