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January 6, 2022
ACEC Vice Chair Melvin Williams Pens Op-Ed on IIJA Benefits

In The State--the main newspaper in Columbia, S.C.--ACEC Vice Chair Melvin Williams wrote an op-ed piece highlighting the transformative impact of the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act.

November 19, 2021
ACEC Launches Resources for IIJA Implementation

ACEC's Advocacy team launched a new landing page to provide member firms with resources on the implementation of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

November 19, 2021
DOT Announces Nearly $1 Billion in Discretionary Grants to States

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg announced this week that the Biden Administration will invest nearly $1 billion in American infrastructure through the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) discretionary grants program.

September 16, 2021
Engineering Influence Podcast: A Conversation with Urban Planner Jeff Speck on U.S. Road Engineering Standards

What began as a podcast conversation about induced demand with urban planner Jeff Speck quickly broadened into a wider discussion about U.S. road engineering standards, their impact, and what responsibility engineers may have to improve them.

July 28, 2021
Podcast: Strong Towns' Charles Marohn on Traffic Congestion, Federal Transportation Funding, and "Stroads"

Charles Marohn, founder and president of Strong Towns, came on the Engineering Influence podcast to talk about his new book, Confessions of a Recovering Engineer: Transportation for a Strong Town. 

April 6, 2021
Podcast--ACEC Research Institute Studies on Infrastructure's Impact on Economic Development

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Board Chair Charlie Gozdziewski and Terracon Consultants President and CEO Gayle Packer discuss the ACEC Research Institute's recent economic studies and the real world impact of infrastructure investment.  

March 25, 2021
DOT Secretary Buttigieg to Congress: "Now is the Time" to Invest in Transformational Infrastructure

Testifying before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today, U.S. Secretary of Transportation made an impassioned call for "a national commitment to fix and transform America's 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. 

November 7, 2020
ACEC Statement on the Election of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States

The American Council of Engineering Companies  - the business voice of America's engineers - released the following statement on the outcome of the 2020 presidential election.

October 1, 2020
ACEC Research Institute Hosts Online Panel on Innovation in Climate and Water 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 empower localities to innovate in climate and water infrastructure.

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
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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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