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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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Save America's Infrastructure

Photo credit: Beverley Goodwin; Yew Tree Farm, Burscough
April 24, 2015

As the clock ticks, post-winter pothole damage accumulates and families and businesses are increasingly affected by the outdated infrastructure conditions, lawmakers and members of Congress are raising their voices to find sustainable funding solutions. With…Read More >>

The Leadership Imperative

April 23, 2015

Globalization, developments in technology, and new business models are changing the way products and services are conceived, designed, produced, and distributed around the world. These forces are also transforming work and operations in manufacturing. Increasingly,…Read More >>



April 21, 2015

A team of students from the University of Florida (UF) was honored with the ASCE Sustainable Development Award at the Environmental Protection Agency’s EPA P3 (People, Prosperity, and the Planet) Award Competition on April 11-12,…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

April 21, 2015

Exposing students to a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum is an essential part of making sure we are prepared for our future infrastructure needs, as it ensures that the next generation has civil…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

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

Photo Credit: Nicolas Raymond
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 >>