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WallaceQuote
October 22, 2014

As we look to what it will take to be a successful civil engineer in the 21st century, let’s consider the words of John Findley Wallace, the first Chief Engineer of the Panama Canal (1904-1905).

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Save America's Infrastructure

November 1, 2014

With Election Day around the corner, ballot initiatives related to infrastructure will give voters a chance to help shape our nation’s future. The economic, environmental and public safety issues on each state’s ballots underscore ASCE’s…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

October 31, 2014

Have you ever taken the bus to work?  Driven across a bridge? Turned on the faucet for a drink of water?  You may have even noticed that some of these roads and bridges are in…Read More >>

Promote the Profession

October 30, 2014

From a Rhode Island ballot proposition to enhance mass transit to another in Louisiana that would establish an infrastructure bank, many states are turning to their voters next week to decide on initiatives that would…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

October 30, 2014

Amanda Hanaway-Corrente, PE, MBA, is a member of the Vermont section. She works at the University of Vermont (UVM) Transportation Research Center (TRC) as the New England Transportation Consortium (NETC) Coordinator. She also represents the…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

October 29, 2014

Support improved mobility and a reduction in road congestion by voting to “approve” Question 6 on November 4th. Rhode Island voters will be asked to invest in transit improvements to make travel, and commuting, easier….Read More >>

Sustainable Engineering

October 28, 2014

Sustainability is the most important and most poorly understood problem of the 21st century, according to engineer William A. Wallace, ENV SP, M.ASCE, a noted author and consultant. Consequently, many civil engineers are unknowingly planning, designing and…Read More >>

ASCE News

October 27, 2014

At ASCE’s Global Engineering Conference 2014 in Panama City, Panama, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, P.E., M.ASCE, the 53rd chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, was the special guest…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

October 24, 2014

With the elections a little under two weeks away, a recent drop in oil prices and a current D+ report card in infrastructure, now is an opportune time for America to focus on transportation and…Read More >>

Promote the Profession

StLouisStation
October 24, 2014

St. Louis’ historic Union Station, once the world’s largest and busiest train station, marked its 120th anniversary this past September, reminding us that at its height, 22 U.S. railroad lines from east and west terminated…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

October 23, 2014

Amend the Louisiana State Constitution on November 4 to allow the legislature to designate public funds for eligible transportation projects. This is a critical step towards establishing the Louisiana Infrastructure Bank as it creates a…Read More >>