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Project Owners Select Design-Build for Single Point of Responsibility

Engineering / Industry News
November 25, 2019

Project Owners Select Design-Build for Single Point of Responsibility

A primary reason when project owners choose design-build is because it creates a single point of responsibility and accountability for design and construction, according to a study conducted the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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State Expenditures on Transportation Climb in 2019, Water Spending Drops

Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
November 22, 2019

State Expenditures on Transportation Climb in 2019, Water Spending Drops

Strong tax collections over the past several years have led to record state expenditures, with the total reaching $2.1 trillion in Fiscal Year 2019, up from $2.0 trillion in FY2018, according to the annual report from the National Association of State Budget Officers.

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Pew Report Highlights 13 Innovative Flood Mitigation Solutions

Engineering / Industry News
November 22, 2019

Pew Report Highlights 13 Innovative Flood Mitigation Solutions

A new report by the Pew Charitable Trusts highlights some of the nation’s most effective flood mitigation programs. Based on primary research by Dewberry, the report provides case studies of 13 communities that have implemented effective and innovative ways to reduce flooding

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ACEC Government Affairs Staff Discuss Key Capitol Hill Developments in Engineering Influence Podcast

ACEC News / Advocacy
November 22, 2019

ACEC Government Affairs Staff Discuss Key Capitol Hill Developments in Engineering Influence Podcast

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Senior Director of Transportation Programs Matt Reiffer and Strategic Communications Director Jeff Urbanchuk discuss two key legislative developments—the repeal of a $7.6 billion rescission in FAST Act highway contract authority and new movement on NEPA regulations. Click here to listen to the podcast.

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Dodge Chief Economist Richard Branch Breaks Down 2020 A/E/C Market Forecast on New ACEC Engineering Influence Podcast

Industry News / Market Forecast
November 21, 2019

Dodge Chief Economist Richard Branch Breaks Down 2020 A/E/C Market Forecast on New ACEC Engineering Influence Podcast

In the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Dodge Data & Analytics Chief Economist Richard Branch forecasts a slight downturn in the A/E/C market in 2020 before the market picks up again in 2021. Click here to listen to the podcast.

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Member Firm News
September 16, 2020

WSP USA has completed the integration and rebranding of Ecology and Environment Inc. (E&E) and LT Environmental (LTE), marking the company’s emergence as a full-service provider and leader in the U.S environment market.

https://www.wsp.com/en-US


September 9, 2020

The City of Anaheim has enlisted Brown and Caldwell to provide owner advisory services for the design-build delivery of multiple groundwater treatment plants. The new facilities will play a key role in Anaheim’s compliance with recent state Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) regulations and ensure water supplies continue to meet state and federal quality standards.

https://brownandcaldwell.


September 2, 2020

Woolpert has been selected by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) to provide on-call photogrammetric and mapping services to support the design and construction of roadways throughout the state. The three-year contract has a ceiling of $5 million.

https://woolpert.com/reso


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,484,000 (August)
1,469,600 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,364,600,000 (July)
$1,362,800,000 (June)

Dodge Momentum Index
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126.5 (August)
124.2 (July)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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290 Deals--Down 8 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
40.0 (July)
40.0 (June)

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