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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 20, 2020

DOD Memo: Defense Industrial Base Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce

The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment signed a memo to apply the DHS guidance to states related to Critical Infrastructure, pointing to the fact that the Defense Industrial Base is considered critical infrastructure.

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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 20, 2020

Pandemic Puts 1/3 of Wind Industry Jobs, $43B in Investments at Risk

Almost a third of U.S. industry jobs and $43 billion in industry investments could be at risk from the pandemic, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA).

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Advocacy / Coronavirus
March 19, 2020

ACEC Calls on Congress to Ensure Adequate Protection for Government Contractors

ACEC and its coalition partners have urged Congressional leaders to provide guidance to ensure the health and economic security of government contractors during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Bloomberg Government Releases Guidance on Federal Agencies and Coronavirus

Coronavirus
March 19, 2020

Bloomberg Government Releases Guidance on Federal Agencies and Coronavirus

Bloomberg Government has released an analysis that summarizes the response by various federal government agencies to the Coronavirus pandemic

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Advocacy / Coronavirus
March 19, 2020

ACEC and Coalition Call for $10 Billion Infusion for Airports

ACEC joined other engineering and construction groups in urging Congress to include a $10 billion immediate infusion for airports, in order to backstop lost revenue in Passenger Facility Charges and ensure that critical improvement projects are able to proceed.

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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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