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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 18, 2020

OSHA Releases Guidance on Coronavirus in the Workplace

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released a guidance for dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic in the workplace.

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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 17, 2020

PennDOT Suspends Operations in Face of Coronavirus

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is suspending all operations, including construction, except critical and emergency work due to the Coronavirus pandemic. 

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Advocacy / Coronavirus
March 17, 2020

Legislative Update: H.R. 6021, the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act”

On March 14, 2020, the House passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201) by a vote of 363-40, and on March 16, 2020 the House approved significant modifications to H.R. 6201 that are designed to mitigate the impact on employers.  The Senate passed H.R. 6201 as amended by the House on March 18, 2020, and shortly thereafter the President signed it into law.

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Coronavirus / Member Firms
March 17, 2020

NV5 Assisting Clients with COVID-19 Facility Health and Safety Consulting

ACEC Member Firm NV5 Global, Inc. is providing facility health and safety consulting services to mitigate the risk of Coronavirus exposure for clients, while minimizing interruption to business operations. 

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Coronavirus / Market Forecast
March 17, 2020

FMI Forecasts Downward Trend in Several Market Sectors Due to Coronavirus

The more quickly we see a downward trend in the number of new Coronavirus cases, the more quickly the economy will stabilize and rebound. The level of government and public reaction to the outbreak will be the primary factors in how long infection levels continue to climb. A recession is the likely result, but since underlying economic fundamentals were strong going into the pandemic, there is a chance for a reasonably rapid rebound. 

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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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1,530,700 (January)
1,526,700 (December)

Construction Spending
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$1,521,500,000 (January)
$1,496,500,000 (December)

Dodge Momentum Index
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139.4 (January)
135.2 (December)

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

AIA Billings Index
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44.9 (January)
42.3 (December)

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