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ACEC News / Governance
April 27, 2020

ACEC Board Meets Virtually: No CPI Dues Increase in 2021, Charles Gozdziewski Takes Gavel

At its first-ever virtual meeting on Saturday, April 25, the ACEC Board of Directors unanimously voted to forego the planned 1.6 percent Consumer Price Index (CPI) increase to 2021 member firm dues, welcomed a new chairman and members of the Executive Committee, and got an introduction to the ACEC Research Institute.

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Coronavirus / Industry News
April 27, 2020

AASHTO Reports on How State DOTs Are Feeling The Budgetary Impact of COVID-19

AASHTO reports that steep reductions in motor vehicle travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic are adversely affecting state department of transportation budgets – to the point where some agencies are laying off workers and shelving planned transportation projects.

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Industry News
April 27, 2020

ACEC Macro-Economic Update: Federal Deficit Forecast | Oil Market Mayhem

ACEC's Erin McLaughlin reports on the Congressional Budget Office's economic forecast and the unprecedented volatility in the oil market.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
April 24, 2020

ACEC Action Alert: Support a Robust Infrastructure Agenda to Promote Economic Recovery

ACEC member action is requested to engage House and Senate lawmakers to support an economic recovery agenda that includes significant and sustainable investments in the nation’s critical infrastructure and regulatory reforms to move projects forward expeditiously.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
April 24, 2020

ACEC's Steve Hall Provides Update on Federal COVID-19 Assistance, Action Alert for Infrastructure-Based Recovery

ACEC Senior Vice President Steve Hall reports on passage of the supplemental $483 billion COVID-19 assistance package and the Council's launching of a grassroots campaign to promote consideration and passage of an infrastructure-based recovery agenda.

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Member Firm News
March 3, 2021

Woolpert has acquired CivilTech Engineering Inc., a multidisciplinary engineering firm that specializes in transportation, water resources, municipal, structural and construction services. CivilTech has three offices in Texas and serves local, state and federal clients.

https://woolpert.com/reso


February 19, 2021

GEOCOMP, today announced that the company has provided the largest and most sophisticated Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) system ever deployed on a bridge structure in the United States on the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge in the State of New York.

https://www.acec.org/defa


February 17, 2021

Kimley-Horn is leading the next phase of Sound Transit's Link expansion program — the 16.3-mile Everett Link Extension (EVLE) and Operations and Maintenance Facility (OMF) North project, which will add six stations to the light rail network connecting to the under-construction Lynnwood Link Extension at the Lynnwood City Center and extend Link service north further into Snohomish County.

https://www.acppubs.com/a


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,514,500 (December)
1,510,100 (November)

Construction Spending
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$1,459.400,000 (November)
$1,446,900,000 (October)

Dodge Momentum Index
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134.6 (December)
123.3 (November)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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295 Deals--Down 7 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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46.3 (November)
47.5 (October)

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