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The Halley VI Research Station can negotiate Antarctica's terrain by means of ski-mounted hydraulic legs.
March 26, 2015

ASCE’s Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award winner for 2015 is the flexible, portable Halley VI Antarctic Research Station, announced Thursday evening at the Society’s OPAL Gala in the nation’s capital region. Designed by AECOM of

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The Emerging Engineer

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April 20, 2015

The Highline offers a soul charging experience for walkers through the Chelsea and the West Village. An old elevated train line was converted into a public park and walking thoroughfare. Simple as the concept seems,…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

April 20, 2015

What you probably don’t know about Vermont’s dams is that no one knows exactly what the condition of these structures is. Just as much as poor condition, it’s the lack of information that poses a…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

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April 17, 2015

Congress returned to Washington this week after a two week recess, facing a new level of urgency to Fix the Highway Trust Fund before last summer’s extension ends on May 31. A few members of…Read More >>

Technical Notes

April 16, 2015

New Standard Measure for Structural Integrity Created by Innovative Engineering Heat, concrete, and civil engineering – hardly strangers, but not exactly the best of friends. ASCE’s 2015 Charles J. Pankow Award for Innovation winner, the…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

April 15, 2015

We are in the midst of this year’s Water Week, which includes a marathon four-day affair in Washington, DC that brings water wonks from across the country together to discuss trending water issues with lawmakers…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

April 14, 2015

Whether it’s been increased, decreased, or frozen the 2015 legislative session has seen a high level of activity from states attempting to modify their gas tax to keep up with their infrastructure needs.  We’re keeping…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

April 13, 2015

Seven state legislatures used this year’s session to address infrastructure investment.  These states used a variety of available revenue sources to raise money for their aging roads and bridges.  No matter what sort of package…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

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Metropolitan Transportation Authority of the State of New York
April 10, 2015

Water main breaks, potholes and power outages are all results of underinvestment in infrastructure. Infrastructure is interconnected and greatly impacts our daily lives and national economy. The highway and transit policy and expires 51 days…Read More >>

ASCE News

April 10, 2015

Two up-and-coming civil engineers already making their mark on the industry and on society are among the 2015 New Faces of Engineering and the 2015 New Faces of Engineering College Edition, as selected by the…Read More >>

ASCE News

April 8, 2015

At its meeting in Arlington, Virginia, March 27-28, the ASCE Board of Direction addressed several significant initiatives that will advance not only the Society but also the future of the civil engineering profession. The Board…Read More >>