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engineeringInc. MAy/june 2009 ● Table of conTenTs Vol. 20, no. 3 14 FEATURES CELEbrAtiNg 100 YEArs oF iNdustrY iNFLuENCE U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, David Gergen and Lt. Gen. Robert Van Antwerp highlight ACEC’s Annual Convention in Washington, D.C. 10 26 tAkiNg thE PAiN out oF PErmits Innovative strategies help firms address complex permitting regulations and requirements. 26 2009 ENgiNEEriNg ExCELLENCE AwArds The “Academy Awards” of engineering honors the industry’s top achievements. 14 10 8 DEpARTmEnTS From ACEC to You NEws ANd NotEs 2 4 LEgisLAtivE ACtioN major water legislation on the move in Senate; citizen lobbyists add co-sponsors to 3 percent repeal legislation; door opens for increased transportation spending in new highway bill. ACEC helps firms mine economic stimulus legislation. Engineers preserve priceless artworks; Virginia Tech studies how hard football players hit. mEmbErs iN thE NEws 30 mArkEt wAtCh 6 4 Stimulus dollars accelerate marketplace. Steve A. Larson appointed president and chief executive officer of Baxter & Woodman, Inc.; Black & Veatch wins merit Awards in London; KCI Technologies, Inc. acquires Jacobs Environmental, Inc. 30 COVeR PHOTO CAble RisdOn Engineering Inc. promotes the advocacy and business interests of ACEC by offering news, legislative analysis and business practice information to member firms, clients, opinion leaders and policy makers. The articles and editorials appearing in this magazine do not represent an official ACEC position or policy unless specifically identified as doing so.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Engineering Inc. - May/June 2009

Engineering Inc. - May/June 2009
Table of Contents
From ACEC to You
News and Notes
Market Watch
Legislative Action
Celebrating 100 Years of Industry Influence
2009 Engineering Excellence Awards
Taking the Pain Out of Permits
Members in the News

Engineering Inc. - May/June 2009