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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 17, 2020

PennDOT Suspends Operations in Face of Coronavirus

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is suspending all operations, including construction, except critical and emergency work due to the Coronavirus pandemic. 

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Advocacy / Coronavirus
March 17, 2020

Legislative Update: H.R. 6021, the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act”

On March 14, 2020, the House passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201) by a vote of 363-40, and on March 16, 2020 the House approved significant modifications to H.R. 6201 that are designed to mitigate the impact on employers.  The Senate passed H.R. 6201 as amended by the House on March 18, 2020, and shortly thereafter the President signed it into law.

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Coronavirus / Member Firms
March 17, 2020

NV5 Assisting Clients with COVID-19 Facility Health and Safety Consulting

ACEC Member Firm NV5 Global, Inc. is providing facility health and safety consulting services to mitigate the risk of Coronavirus exposure for clients, while minimizing interruption to business operations. 

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Coronavirus / Market Forecast
March 17, 2020

FMI Forecasts Downward Trend in Several Market Sectors Due to Coronavirus

The more quickly we see a downward trend in the number of new Coronavirus cases, the more quickly the economy will stabilize and rebound. The level of government and public reaction to the outbreak will be the primary factors in how long infection levels continue to climb. A recession is the likely result, but since underlying economic fundamentals were strong going into the pandemic, there is a chance for a reasonably rapid rebound. 

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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 17, 2020

MIT Coronavirus Survey Forecasts Increased Risk Management Protocols

On March 5, the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics (MIT CTL) polled 730 supply chain professionals about the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on their firms.

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Member Firm News
October 26, 2020

AECOM, the world’s premier infrastructure consulting firm, today launched MobiliticsTM for Pandemic Response, an updated version of its groundbreaking transportation scenario-planning tool originally launched in 2018. This latest iteration helps transit agencies, departments of transportation, and other clients across the U.S. assess how pandemic infection rates, stay at home orders, availability and deployment of a vaccine, economic recovery and re-opening, and other factors are expected to impact transportation patterns, in order to help clients better recover and strengthen resiliency.

https://aecom.com/press-r


October 20, 2020

Black & Veatch’s 2020 Strategic Directions: Electric Report – driven by expert analyses of a survey of more than 600 power sector stakeholders – brings into focus an electric industry navigating its way through challenges and opportunities of an evolving energy ecosystem.

 

https://www.bv.com/2020-s


October 14, 2020

The Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a General Design, Civil Works Projects Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract to the H D CW Joint Venture, led by the consulting firms of HDR and Dewberry

https://www.hdrinc.com/ne


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,500,800 (September)
1,487,700 (August)

Construction Spending
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$1,412,800,000 (August)
$1,392,700,000 (July)

Dodge Momentum Index
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130.8 (September)
126.2 (August)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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299 Deals--Down 3 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
40.0 (July)
40.0 (June)

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