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Advocacy / Member Organizations
July 1, 2019

ACEC/Rhode Island Wins Elimination of Separate OWTS Licensing Requirement

ACEC/Rhode Island scored a big win in the 2019 session of the state General Assembly with the passage of a bill that exempts professional engineers from the long-standing requirement to maintain a separate license and to enroll in continuing education courses to design On-Site Wastewater Disposal Systems.

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Report: Sea Level Rise Could Force More Than $400 Billion in Seawall Construction

Industry News / Market Forecast
June 28, 2019

Report: Sea Level Rise Could Force More Than $400 Billion in Seawall Construction

Coastal communities in the lower 48 states will face more than $400 billion in seawall costs due to sea level rise over the next 20 years, according to a new report by the Center for Climate Integrity and Resilient Analytics.

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ACEC Congratulates Illinois for Acting on Infrastructure

Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
June 28, 2019

ACEC Congratulates Illinois for Acting on Infrastructure

Earlier today, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law the most significant investment in infrastructure the state has seen in 30 years. Illinois makes 31 states that have raised revenues in recent years to boost spending on transportation projects and other infrastructure needs. 

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Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
June 27, 2019

House Approves Funding Bill for Transportation, Water, Military Construction

The House of Representatives passed a bill yesterday to fund U.S. Department of Transportation and the departments of Commerce, Interior, Veterans Affairs, Agriculture, and Housing and Urban Development, as well as environmental programs.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
June 27, 2019

ACEC Endorses Tax Extenders in Comments to Senate Taskforce

ACEC submitted comments this week to a taskforce of the Senate Finance Committee endorsing multi-year extension of the Section 179D energy-efficient commercial buildings tax deduction and the Section 45 production tax credit for renewable resources.

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Member Firm News
April 1, 2020

AECOM was selected by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency to develop “The Impact of Climate Change and Population Growth on the National Flood Insurance Program Through 2100,” a study addressing riverine and coastal flood response to climate change in order to reduce the risk of flood damage.

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April 1, 2020

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has selected HDR to assist it in developing and implementing its 3D Digital Delivery initiative. The effort will redefine how infrastructure projects are designed and delivered in the state.

https://www.acppubs.com/a


March 26, 2020

HDR’s design expertise has been recruited to help tackle the affordable housing crisis in California. The Los Angeles County Development Authority selected Contour Crafting Corporation, in collaboration with HDR and the supportive services provider Volunteers of America, to design and build 3D printed modular homes in the county.

https://www.stoneworld.co


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,540,300 (February)
1,530,000 (January)

Construction Spending
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$1,369,200,000 (January)
$1,345,500,000 (December)

Dodge Momentum Index
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148.7 (February)
151.4 (January)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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320 Deals--Up 5 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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52.2 (January)
52.5 (December)

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