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September 17, 2020
ACEC Research Center Hosts Expert Panel on Funding and Financing Infrastructure

The ACEC Research Institute, in partnership with Accelerator for America and the New Partnership on Infrastructure, hosted an online panel on Wednesday looking at recommendations to better align federal infrastructure funding and financing to local needs.

July 2, 2020
ACEC Statement on the Passage of H.R.2

Infrastructure investment will drive our recovery and America’s engineering firms are ready to design the transportation networks necessary to meet the demands of the ‘new normal.’

July 2, 2020
House Passes $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Package

On Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed its five-year, $1.5 trillion infrastructure package, the Moving Forward Act. The final vote was largely along party lines, 233-188, with three Republicans voting yes and two Democrats voting no.

June 26, 2020
ACEC Advocacy SVP Steve Hall Highlights Key Provisions in Moving Forward Act

Next week, the House is scheduled to vote on a $1.5 trillion infrastructure investment package. ACEC Senior Vice President Steve Hall breaks down the key provisions in the Moving Forward Act.

June 19, 2020
ACEC Works to Defeat Harmful Insourcing Amendments to House Transportation Bill

The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee approved on Thursday the INVEST in America Act, the five-year, $494 billion reauthorization of federal highway, transit, and rail programs.

June 15, 2020
Online Forum to Address Infrastructure Investment as Economic Accelerator, Opportunity Generator

The ACEC Research Institute is co-sponsoring the upcoming New Partnership on Infrastructure Forum, which will address how infrastructure investment can be critical to accelerating our economic recovery and generating the local opportunities and community wealth necessary to break generational cycles of inequality.

June 11, 2020
Highway Trust Fund’s May 2020 Tax Receipts Drop 79% Year-Over-Year

Net deposits of tax receipts credited to the Highway Trust Fund totaled only $674 million in May, according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, down 79 percent from $3.238 billion in May 2019.

June 4, 2020
House T&I Chair DeFazio Releases Five-year, $494 billion Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill

ACEC's Reiffer Reports on House Democrats' proposed five-year, $494 billion surface transportation reauthorization bill.

May 11, 2020
ACEC's Support for Federal Funding Infusion for State DOTs Cited in Congressmen's Letter

As House and Senate members continue discussions over additional legislation to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impact, ACEC is actively supporting a move to include a $50 billion infusion to State Departments of Transportation (DOTs).

March 13, 2020
ACEC and Stakeholder Coalition Ad Campaign Calls on Congress to Act on Transportation Infrastructure

The Transportation Construction Coalition, which includes ACEC, has launched a grassroots and advocacy advertising campaign on multiple fronts to increase pressure on Congress and the Trump administration to produce a permanent Highway Trust Fund (HTF) revenue solution and a robust, long-term transportation infrastructure investment package.

Member Firm News
April 6, 2021

Langan Engineering & Environmental Services announced the acquisition of Adams Consulting Engineers, Inc. headquartered in Dallas with additional offices in Austin and Tyler, Texas. The acquisition, only the second in Langan’s 50-year history, helps accelerate the firm’s growth in Texas, where Langan has operated since 2015 in Houston. With this move, Langan now has more than 1,300 employees across 36 offices.

https://www.langan.com/em


March 30, 2021

The recently finalized partnership of Confluence Networks, LLC and MasTec, Inc. has selected WSP USA to assist in completing its Confluence-1 fiberoptic cable system.

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


March 23, 2021

Burns & McDonnell has promoted Leon Harden as the firm’s first diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategy manager. After three years working in recruitment at Burns & McDonnell, in his new role Harden will work closely with executive leaders and business diversity teams globally to provide strategic guidance for creating and integrating DEI initiatives and programs into all aspects of the 100% employee-owned engineering, construction and architecture firm.

https://www.burnsmcd.com/


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,539,400 (March)
1,532,000 (February)

Construction Spending
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$1,516,900,000 (February)
$1,529,000,000 (January)

Dodge Momentum Index
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151.4 (March)
148.8 (February)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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313 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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53.3 (February)
44.9 (January)

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