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March 6, 2015

When our nation’s infrastructure woes become the source of comedic entertainment on a major cable channel—it underscores that the problem must be addressed.  Fortunately, action on Capitol Hill pressing for funding legislation and transportation reform

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Save America's Infrastructure

March 24, 2015

A growing number of states are taking action during their legislative sessions to increase investment in transportation. This trend is in vogue for several reasons. First, many states that have taken action have done so…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

March 23, 2015

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin There is value in mentoring relationships both for mentees and mentors. Throughout your career, you will…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

Photo Credit: Chris UK
March 20, 2015

With spring approaching and our nation’s roads baring the battle scars of another rough winter, the dialogue surrounding the Highway trust Fund and need for a sustainable transportation solution is accelerating at the federal level…Read More >>

ASCE News

March 20, 2015

The Community Engineering Corps (CE Corps) does what civil engineers do best: it collaborates with community partners to help design and build sustainable projects. CE Corps is a nonprofit humanitarian organization that matches engineers and/or…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

March 19, 2015

  This week the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate majorities unveiled their fiscal year 2016 (FY16) budgets. Traditionally, passing a budget in Congress is a particularly partisan endeavor with most all members…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

March 19, 2015

Infrastructure investment was a key topic on the agenda at the The National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) annual Federal-State Relations meeting this week in Washington, DC.  ASCE’s Executive Director Tom Smith participated in a panel…Read More >>

Promote the Profession

March 19, 2015

A team of regional finalists from the 2015 Future City Competition has been invited as honored guests at the 2015 White House Science Fair on Monday, March 23.  Representing New Mexico, the newest of the…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

US Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District's Photo stream
March 13, 2015

Amidst the visible need for highway, bridge and pothole repairs, we often forget the growing needs of our nation’s water infrastructure. According to ASCE’s Report Card, there are 240,000 water main breaks per year and…Read More >>

ASCE News

March 13, 2015

The Ward County Water Supply Project is a finalist in the 2015 ASCE’s Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) award. Established in 1960, the OCEA Award recognizes a project that makes a significant contribution to both…Read More >>

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An elevated path through the park in New York City, designed for resilience. Image Courtesy of rebuildbydesign.org
March 11, 2015

Infrastructure projects that incorporate elements of resilience—the ability of a project or program to respond adaptively to threats such as storm surge or extreme weather and bounce back from disasters—are attracting new attention and challenging…Read More >>