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1. Transformative Main Street Station Shed in Richmond, Va. Lauded as Shining Infrastructure Example

A 40-year phased multimodal development project that recently earned a historic preservation award today was showcased by the national Engineering and Public Works Roadshow as a great example of how infrastructure investment can improve a community and spark economic growth.

The Main Street Station Shed won an American Public Works Association project of the year award in 2022. Its rebirth brought Amtrak back to Richmond in 2003 and promises to link the most populated rail corridor in the country, the Northeast corridor, to the fastest-growing rail corridor in the country, the Southeast Rail Corridor.

At today’s press conference, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, Federal Railroad Administration Deputy Administrator Jennifer Mitchell, Virginia Passenger Rail Authority Executive Director DJ Stadtler, Richmond Department of Public Works Senior Project Manager Jeannie Welliver, and retired Richmond Transportation Planner Viktoria Badger participated. U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, U.S. Rep. Sam Graves, and U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen offered recorded comments.

Tags: infrastructure
2. ACEC, APWA, and ASCE Discuss the Engineering and Public Works Roadshow

In this episode of the Engineering Influence podcast, the three leaders of these organizations discuss how the Roadshow came about, its goals, its first event, and what is to come in 2023.

Tags: infrastructure
3. $144 Million in Federal Funding Awarded to the City of Chicago to Rehabilitate the Illinois International Port Calumet River Bridges

While perhaps being best known as the bridge that the Blues Brothers jumped their car over, the 95th Street bridge in Chicago serves as a key international gateway for commerce—and it was in desperate need of repair.

This week, Vice President Kamala Harris visited Chicago, along with Senator Dick Durbin to join with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Gary Mayor Jerome Prince, and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle to announce $144 million in federal funding awarded to the City of Chicago to rehabilitate the Illinois International Port Calumet River Bridges.

Tags: infrastructure, acec
4. ACEC Board Chair Attends Panel Discussion at Embassy of Switzerland

This week, ACEC Board Chair Art Barrett attended a panel discussion regarding sustainable infrastructure and opportunities stemming from the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA) at the Embassy of Switzerland.

Tags: infrastructure
5. Long Beach International Gateway Bridge Recognized on Cyber Monday for Improvements to the US Supply Chain

On Cyber Monday, the national Engineering and Public Works Roadshow highlighted how infrastructure investment can improve a community and spark economic growth with its inaugural stop at Long Beach International Gateway Bridge and Port of Long Beach.

The Engineering and Public Works Roadshow represents the first time that the leading organizations representing the designers and public operators of America’s infrastructure have joined together to shine a spotlight on what successful infrastructure investment means for the nation’s economy, jobs, the environment, and our future.

Tags: infrastructure
6. ACEC Marks the One-Year Anniversary of the IIJA

On the heels of the hard-fought midterm elections, the one-year anniversary of the enactment of the historic Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) is a good opportunity to remind lawmakers and the public about the continued bipartisan support for addressing our infrastructure needs.

Tags: IIJA, infrastructure, news
7. White House Fact Sheet on IIJA Implementation

Read the White House's fact sheet on the implementation of the IIJA.

Tags: news, infrastructure, IIJA
8. White House Action Plan to Accelerate Infrastructure Highlights ACEC Research Institute Study

Washington, DC – Today, American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Board Chair Art Barrett joined infrastructure leaders at the White House for the Accelerating Infrastructure Summit to discuss efficient implementation of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

Participants included White House Infrastructure Coordinator Mitch Landrieu, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Michael Connor, and AASHTO President Shawn Wilson, Ph.D.

Tags: infrastructure, Transportation
9. Convention Board Urged to Embrace: “Exciting Time to Be an Engineer”

During her report Sunday before the Council Board of Directors, ACEC President and CEO Linda Bauer Darr was thrilled about anticipated robust times ahead for the industry.

Tags: Convention, infrastructure
10. America's Engineers React to the American Jobs Plan

The American Council of Engineering Companies – the voice of America’s engineering and design industry - released the following statement from its president and CEO, Linda Bauer Darr on the Biden Administration’s American Jobs Plan.

Tags: advocacy, infrastructure, congress

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