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INFRASTRUCTURE Results
October 11, 2019
ACEC and SAME Partner to Strengthen National Security and Underlying Infrastructure

ACEC and the Society of American of Military Engineers (SAME) have entered into a partnering agreement to strengthen their cooperation in improving national security and the underlying infrastructure.

August 22, 2019
Guest Blog Post: AASHTO's Tymon on the Public Rewards of Transportation Research Funding

AASHTO Executive Director Jim Tymon highlights the significant ROI and savings from R&D investment in the transportation industry.

August 14, 2019
States Report $1.2 Billion in Infrastructure Damage from 2019 Storms

Storms and floods in the first half of 2019 have caused more than $1.2 billion in damage to public infrastructure in 24 states, according to the Associated Press (AP).

August 5, 2019
Study Finds U.S. Water Infrastructure to be Inadequate for Increasingly Severe Weather

Current design standards for U.S. hydrologic infrastructure are not adequate for addressing the increased frequency and severity of extreme rainstorms, according to a report published last month in Geophysical Research Letters.

June 26, 2019
Corps of Engineers to Evaluate Four Potential P3 Projects

In its effort to reduce its nearly $100 billion backlog of authorized but unfunded projects, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will consider four major civil-works projects for its new public-private partnership (P3) pilot program.

June 4, 2019
Survey Finds Americans Avoiding Automobile Travel Due To Highway Congestion

Americans avoided an estimated 47.5 million car trips last year because of highway congestion, according to a survey from the U.S. Travel Association (USTA). According to USTA economists, those avoided trips equated to $30 billion in travel spending and 248,000 jobs lost.

June 3, 2019
ACEC's Engineering Influence Podcast Features Politico's Tanya Snyder

Tune in to the latest ACEC Engineering Influence podcast, featuring Tanya Snyder, who covers transportation and infrastructure issues on Capitol Hill for Politico.

June 3, 2019
Nevada Tops Best Transportation System Report

Nevada ranks first in the United States for transportation, according to a recent study by U.S. News & World Report, followed by Utah, Delaware, Minnesota and Oregon.

May 23, 2019
ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr Releases Statement on Infrastructure

“The case for infrastructure investment has been made. Now we need the will to act. The political playbook has changed; Americans are willing to pay for desperately needed infrastructure investment."

May 21, 2019
U.S. Army Corps Plans to Strengthen Flood Control Along Missouri River

In the wake of the record-breaking flooding this spring in states along the Missouri River, the U.s. Army Corps of Engineers is looking to strengthen the flood control system along the river.

Member Firm News
September 17, 2019

The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing & Urban Development approved an annual funding bill that increases investment levels for most federal transportation infrastructure programs for the coming fiscal year.

The bill fulfills FAST Act funding levels for highway programs at $46.4 billion from the Highway Trust Fund and adds an additional $2.7 billion from the General Fund for surface transportation block grants, railway-highway crossing safety improvement, and bridge repairs.

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September 10, 2019

Seven innovative technology startups – focused on sustainability solutions that range from artificial intelligence and next-generation analytics to autonomous heavy equipment and electric vehicle energy management – have been selected to join Black & Veatch’s IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator.

https://www.bv.com/news/s


September 3, 2019

Montreal-based WSP Global Inc., says it intends to grow its U.S. presence further with a planned $65-million acquisition of environmental consultant Lancaster, N.Y.-based Ecology and Environment Inc.

https://www.enr.com/artic


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,521,200 (August)
1,520,200 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,287,300,000 (August)
$1,285,600,000 (July)

ACEC Stock Index
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39.16 (October 7)
40.25 (September 9)

Dodge Momentum Index
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143.6 (September)
137.9 (August)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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285 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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47.2 (August)
50.1 (July)

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