The American Concrete Pipe Association Takes a Stance on “Open Competition” Legislation
January 31, 2020

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The American Concrete Pipe Association Takes a Stance on “Open Competition” Legislation

“Open Competition” legislation would take important decision making out of the hands of local engineers in the selection of infrastructure projects. Engineers determine design and materials selection based on a multitude of factors including, local agency specifications, engineering designs that consider the unique characteristics of a geographic area, and other vulnerabilities. Each geographic area is different, meaning technical specifications must reflect those differences.

Read more on why the ACPA urges legislators to leave the decision making in the hands of local engineers here.

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