Lescure Engineers, Inc. Honored with ACEC California Engineering Excellence Award

Compost Facility and Dewatering PadACEC California member firm, Lescure Engineers, Inc, was honored with a Small Firm Merit Award at the 2015 Engineering Excellence Awards for their work on the Graton Community Services District Water Resource Recovery Facility Upgrade. The intent of the Awards is to recognize outstanding achievements in engineering and land surveying projects completed by California firms.

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States, Municipalities Push Ahead with Innovative P3s

Even in an improving economy, and with Congress’s temporary rescue of the Federal Highway Trust Fund, states are faced with further shortfalls in federal funding for vital transportation infrastructure such as roads and bridges.  But some states are finding a solution in alternative delivery mechanisms such as Design-Build and Public Private Partnerships (P3s). 
 
Some are moving ahead at a rapid pace.
 

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California Should Not Restrict Private Sector Work

ACEC California has long believed that the public favors a state government that can promptly and efficiently achieve its goals and serve its citizens while maintaining fiscal responsibility.
 
The State of California already has in place an overly complex procurement process for hiring private sector firms in all aspects of its business, including engineering and land surveying services.  So it seems counterproductive and unnecessary to add any further complexity to the process without clear public benefit.  
 

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