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ACEC Illinois’ Artl Testifies Before Congressional Subcommittee for CREATE Program

Advocacy / Member Organizations
March 4, 2020

ACEC Illinois’ Artl Testifies Before Congressional Subcommittee for CREATE Program

ACEC Illinois Executive Director Kevin Artl (right) stands with U.S. Representative Dan Lipinski (D-IL), who chairs the House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials. Artl testified before the subcommittee today urging increased federal investment in the CREATE program in Northern Illinois. A first-of-its-kind partnership among the U.S. DOT, State of Illinois, Cook County, City of Chicago, Metra, Amtrak, and the nation's freight railroads, CREATE seeks to reduce train and auto delays throughout the Chicago area by building dozens of new roadway and rail overpasses and underpasses, upgrading tracks, switches, and signal systems, and improving grade crossings throughout the region.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
March 4, 2020

ACEC Joins U.S. Chamber in Support of Comprehensive Senate Energy Bill

ACEC signed onto a letter with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other stakeholders urging the Senate to pass the American Energy Innovation Act, which would be the most comprehensive update to U.S. energy law in more than a decade.

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ACEC News / Education
March 2, 2020

BIM for Infrastructure: Are You Ready to Sign and Seal 3D Deliverables?

In the March 12 online class BIM for Infrastructure: Are You Ready to Sign and Seal 3D Deliverables?, HDR’s Will Sharp, Dan Prokop, Shawn Rodda, and Alexa Mitchell will provide an industry overview of BIM for Infrastructure and digital delivery in the US, including the recent AASHTO movement towards open 3D data standards.

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New ExCom Member Michael Cooper Discusses Leadership and Staff Development on ACEC Podcast

ACEC News / Governance
February 28, 2020

New ExCom Member Michael Cooper Discusses Leadership and Staff Development on ACEC Podcast

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, we talk with newly elected ExCom member Michael Cooper, who is managing principal of HED in Southfield, Mich.

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Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
February 27, 2020

U.S. Development Finance Corporation : Up, Running and Ready to Build

As a result of the BUILD Act, (Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development) the capabilities of OPIC and USAID’s Development Credit Authority (DCA) were combined into a new organization, the U.S. Development Finance Corporation (DFC). This new entity, America’s development bank, is expected to strengthen and modernize American development finance.

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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


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$1,412,800,000 (August)
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130.8 (September)
126.2 (August)

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299 Deals--Down 3 percent year-over-year

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