On The Point: March 22, 2020

Updates on Topics: Current Situation, Federal Affairs, State Government, ACEC Event Cancellations, and Resources

In Memoriam A. Frazier Christy, PE PLS

With a heavy heart, I must share the news of the passing of our friend, colleague and mentor, A. Frazier Christy, PE/PLS.  We will always be grateful for Frazier’s service to his profession as a great engineering leader.  We offer his wife, Lowell and their daughter Courtney and family our deepest condolences.  May he Rest in Peace, and may God’s …

In Memoriam: C. Michael Arnold, PLS

It’s with great sadness that we report the passing of Mr. Michael Arnold.  He was a great friend to ACEC and we will always remember his leadership and support. Funeral details follow: C. Michael Arnold, age 75, passed away Early Saturday morning Nov. 30,2019. Michael was a graduate of Organic School and The University of South Alabama, and a Navy …

Highway Funding Rescission Repeal

ACEC and our partner stakeholder organizations successfully lobbied for repeal of the $7.6 billion highway funding rescission that was scheduled to take effect next July. The FAST Act included a provision that would have rescinded $7.6 billion in unobligated contract authority from State DOTs in July 2020.

Engineering Influence Podcast: ACEC Government Affairs Update

In this episode of the Engineering Influence podcast ACEC’s Senior Vice President Advocacy and External Affairs Steve Hall and Senior Director Transportation Programs Matt Reiffer discuss the upcoming Senate Environment and Public Works Committee markup of the America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act, as well as the current status of water related infrastructure bills in Congress. To listen to the podcast, click here.

In Memoriam: E. Glenn Bishop

It’s with great sadness to announce the passing of our friend and colleague, Mr. Glenn Bishop, P.E., (LBYD Engineers) earlier today. He is survived by his  three children and six grandchildren.  Glenn had the unique distinction of serving ACEC/Alabama as President, from 1980-1981 and 1993-1994. His son Win Bishop, served as ACEC/Alabama President from 2012-2013. On behalf of ACEC in …