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January 22, 2015

In her book, The 21st Century Engineer, past ASCE president Patricia D. Galloway, Ph.D., P.E., Pres.04.ASCE, writes, “Change is constant in society and engineering helps drive change and is driven by it.” As the civil engineering

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The Emerging Engineer

January 24, 2015

Happy New Year! One end-of-year poll found that 72% of Americans who made a new year’s resolution claimed they kept it.  Not bad considering most resolutions focus on improving oneself or one’s life. With odds like…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

January 23, 2015

With a state that’s growing as fast as Virginia, you’re bound to have growing pains, but none are as striking or obvious as the traffic gridlock across the state. So, would you be surprised that…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

January 23, 2015

Between President Obama addressing infrastructure needs in his State of the Union Address, the Virginia Report Card release and additional infrastructure funding legislation being proposed at the federal level, ASCE is optimistic that a long-term,…Read More >>

The Leadership Imperative

January 22, 2015

Are you a multitasker? Do you, like a grasshopper, jump from task to task? You text, email, tweet, Google, blog, and talk – and all that in just the last few minutes! You are certainly…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

January 22, 2015

The State of the Union is the time for some of the most pressing issues of the day to be highlighted, and infrastructure certainly made the list in the 2015 State of the Union. Here…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

January 16, 2015

  With Congress mapping out transportation plans for the upcoming year and the increasing need for infrastructure investment, it is critical that lawmakers work expeditiously and in a bipartisan manner to address our nation’s dire…Read More >>

Sustainable Engineering

Harriet Tregoning (HUD), Joel Beauvais (EPA) and Carlos Monje (DOT), discuss the vision for the interagency Partnership for Sustainable  Communities
January 16, 2015

How much stronger would our economy be if there were communities where good jobs, quality schools and effective transportation existed all together?  The vision for creating sustainable communities actually borrows some of the best features…Read More >>

ASCE News

January 15, 2015

The critical infrastructure systems that are the mainstay of our nation’s economy, security, and health are interdependent – for example, the water supply system of a community is dependent on the pumping stations and they, in…Read More >>

Technical Notes

January 13, 2015

ASCE is seeking members to serve on a committee to develop standards for blast resistance design and construction of new and existing structures. The committee that will undertake this task is being reconstituted, with the…Read More >>

ASCE News

January 13, 2015

For their historical significance, special uniqueness in design and construction, and technical characteristics, ASCE’s Board of Direction has designated the Bonnet Carré Spillway in St. Charles Parrish, Louisiana, as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, and…Read More >>