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Advocacy / Infrastructure
December 16, 2020

ACEC Files Comments in Support of FHWA Proposal on Design Standards

ACEC is supporting a proposed regulatory change from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to give states more latitude on design standards for resurfacing, restoration, and rehabilitation (RRR) projects on the National Highway System.  The rule would allow State DOTs to develop RRR freeway projects using a performance-based approach rather than follow more stringent design standards that would apply to any new construction. 

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Advocacy
December 15, 2020

ACEC Comments in Support of Revising Content Policy at Export Import Bank

This week, ACEC President and CEO, Linda Bauer Darr submitted comments in support of the Export Import Bank’s (EXIM) proposal to revise its content policy. 

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Advocacy / Industry News
December 10, 2020

House Passes Watered-Down WRDA Bill; Senate Action Expected Next Week

The House of Representatives passed a new Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) on Tuesday, authorizing $9.9 billion in federal funds for 46 Army Corps of Engineers flood control, environmental restoration, coastal protection, and other projects.

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ACEC News / Education
December 10, 2020

Register Today for Four-Week ACEC Online Course on Diversity & Inclusion

After selling out the initial offering of the four-week online course, Strategies for Developing a Respectful, Diverse, and Inclusive Workplace Culture in October and November, we are offering the course again, January 25-February 19, 2021

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ACEC’s Private Industry Briefs Q3 2020 Economic Review Available Now

ACEC News / Industry Statistics
December 9, 2020

ACEC’s Private Industry Briefs Q3 2020 Economic Review Available Now

ACEC’s Private Industry Briefs (Q3 2020 Review) updates the five macroeconomic trends during this recession, analyzes how long a recovery may take for the engineering industry, and takes a deeper look at two strong markets—single-family residential and telecommunications.

 

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Member Firm News
March 22, 2022

WSP USA has been recognized for its efforts in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion with awards presented by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) chapters in New York (NY) and Pennsylvania (PA).

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


March 14, 2022

Stantec has joined the Coalition for Reimagined Mobility, a global effort to shape policy for the more equitable and sustainable movement of people and goods around the world.

https://www.stantec.com/e


March 8, 2022

AECOM today announced it is immediately exiting its business operations in Russia.

https://aecom.com/press-r


Market Indicators
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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