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Coronavirus / Market Forecast
March 27, 2020

ACEC Macro-Economic Update for the Week Ending March 28, 2020

ACEC's Erin McLaughlin reports on record unemployment filings and the possibility that the economy is already in recession

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Advocacy / Coronavirus
March 27, 2020

ACEC Advocacy Team Summarizes Key Items for Engineering Firms in $2 Trillion Economic Stimulus Bill

The House passed the CARES Act by Unanimous Consent on 3/27/20. The bill now goes to the president for his signature.  

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ACEC News / Coronavirus
March 26, 2020

Second ACEC Member Survey Tracks Rapidly Rising COVID-19 Impacts

More than half of the 738 firms that responded to the second ACEC member survey reported project delays or cancelations due to COVID-19

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Coronavirus / Member Organizations
March 26, 2020

ACEC Illinois Donates Hand Sanitizer to Medical School

ACEC Illinois donated hundreds of bottles of hand sanitizer to Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and other first responders this week. The items were delivered by Springfield Representative Tim Butler.

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Coronavirus / Member Organizations
March 26, 2020

ACEC of South Carolina, State DOT, FHWA Agree to Coronavirus Safety Plan

The South Carolina Department of Transportation issued a joint workforce safety plan in collaboration with ACEC of South Carolina, FHWA, and other construction stakeholders. The plan lays out steps taken by stakeholders to minimize the spread of COVID-19.

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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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