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August 12, 2022

Action Alert - House passes senate budget deal

Today the House passed the $740 billion Inflation Reduction Act by a vote of 220 to 207. The legislation was approved by the Senate on Sunday by a vote of 51-50 and now heads to President Biden for his signature.


August 2022 Private Market and Economic Outlook

August 11, 2022

August 2022 Private Market and Economic Outlook

Each month we report the Construction Put in Place numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau. The data includes design and construction spending for private and public sectors. The latest data was released on August 1, 2022, covering June 2022.


We Need Your Help!  Take our Website Survey and Improve ACEC.org

August 11, 2022

We Need Your Help! Take our Website Survey and Improve ACEC.org

ACEC is working on a project to significantly enhance the user experience of its website, but we need your help.  Please take a moment to participate in our online survey to help us make the browsing experience easier and more enjoyable for current and prospective ACEC members.


Announcing the Engineering and Public Works Roadshow

August 1, 2022

Announcing the Engineering and Public Works Roadshow

ACEC is leading a partnership with the American Public Works Association (APWA) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) on a public awareness effort to highlight the meaningful, transformational work of engineers and public works professionals


July 28, 2022

Details on the Senate Budget Agreement

Senator Manchin and Leader Schumer have announced an agreement on tax, energy and prescription drug price legislation. Because they are using the “budget reconciliation” process the legislation can move forward if 50 Senators support it. The House is expected to return in mid-August if the Senate can pass the bill next week.


Member Firm News
August 16, 2022

Brown and Caldwell announce Euan Finlay has been promoted from senior vice president to chief operating officer (COO), effective immediately. A senior executive with 25 years of experience, Finlay excels in leading organizations and teams to deliver excellence to clients while driving sustainable growth.


August 9, 2022

VHB welcomes Meghan Powell as Director of Transit and Rail for the Mid-Atlantic region. In this role, Powell will carve a path forward for VHB's Transit and Rail service line by strategically leading the development and implementation of its growth strategy.


August 2, 2022

Brown and Caldwell today announced Vice President Dr. Kati Bell has been appointed a fellow of the UC Irvine Water-Energy Nexus Center (WEX Center).

The WEX Center promotes fundamental and applied research at the water-energy nexus in partnership with industry. Its research focuses on all dimensions of power/energy use and efficiency in the water processing sector, including extraction, treatment, conveyance, reclamation, and reuse.


Market Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,603,500 (February)
1,599,100 (January)

Construction Spending
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$1,677,200,000 (January)
$1,655,800,000 (December)

Dodge Momentum Index
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158.2 (February)
151.7 (January))

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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425 Deals—Up 33 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
51.0 (January)
51.0 (December)

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