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WSJ Publishes ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr's Letter Calling for More Resilient Infrastructure

ACEC News / Advocacy
May 28, 2019

WSJ Publishes ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr's Letter Calling for More Resilient Infrastructure

In a letter published in The Wall Street Journal, ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr calls for a more proactive approach to disaster mitigation.

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Advocacy / Infrastructure Funding
May 28, 2019

ACEC, Transportation Allies Call for Repeal of $7.6 Billion FAST Act Rescission

ACEC and 30 coalition partners sent a letter last week to Congressional leaders urging them to repeal the $7.6 billion rescission in Federal-aid highway contract authority scheduled to take place in July 2020.  

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ACEC News
May 23, 2019

Deadline to Submit Your Firm's Innovative Residential Projects Extended to May 28

The September/October 2019 issue of Engineering Inc. will spotlight Member Firm’s residential housing projects.     
 

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Industry News / Industry Statistics
May 23, 2019

Construction Costs Rise for 31st Straight Month

U.S. Construction Costs increased in May for the 31st consecutive month, according to the IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index.

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Industry News / Market Forecast
May 23, 2019

Architectural Billings Index Climbs Back into Positive Territory

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Architectural Billings Index rose in April to 50.5, up from 47.8 in March. Any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings.

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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.

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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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