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ACEC/Nebraska Member Firms Pitch In To Help Combat Record Floodwaters

ACEC News / Member Firms / Member Organizations
March 18, 2019

ACEC/Nebraska Member Firms Pitch In To Help Combat Record Floodwaters

With Omaha Public Works employees filling sandbags around the clock this weekend to protect the wastewater treatment plant from being overrun by record floodwaters on the Missouri River, ACEC/Nebraska Member Firms pulled together to provide a hot meal and other assistance.

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ACEC Convention Features Top Speakers, Congressional Visits, EEA Gala, Washington, D.C., May 5-8

ACEC News / Convention
March 15, 2019

ACEC Convention Features Top Speakers, Congressional Visits, EEA Gala, Washington, D.C., May 5-8

An all-star lineup of speakers will headline the upcoming 2019 ACEC Convention and Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C., May 5-8.

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Construction Spending Surged in January

Industry News / Industry Statistics
March 14, 2019

Construction Spending Surged in January

U.S. construction spending in January increased 1.3 percent over December, the largest monthly gain since spending was up 1.7 percent in April 2018.

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Dodge Momentum Index Slipped in February

Industry News / Market Forecast
March 14, 2019

Dodge Momentum Index Slipped in February

The Dodge Momentum Index lost 4.4 percent in February, falling to 146.9 from the revised January reading of 153.6.

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ACEC  President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr's Statement Supporting Multi-Year Surface Transportation Legislation

ACEC News / Advocacy
March 13, 2019

ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr's Statement Supporting Multi-Year Surface Transportation Legislation

“ACEC’s member firms that work with state DOTs understand the importance of long-term certainty in infrastructure funding and policy.  Without it, state and local agencies and their private sector partners cannot effectively develop and implement long-range improvement plans that help reduce congestion, enhance mobility, and improve safety."

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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.

https://www.bv.com/news/s


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.

https://www.enr.com/artic


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,525,400 (October)
1,522,900 (September)

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

ACEC Stock Index
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41.44 (October 29)
41.22 (October 22)

Dodge Momentum Index
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143.6 (September)
137.9 (August)

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

AIA Billings Index
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49.7 (September)
47.2 (August)

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