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Dream Big director Greg MacGillivray, center, and the film's featured engineers celebrate premiere night at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Photo: Jason Dixson Photography
February 17, 2017

It was near the end of the evening. Near the end of the film’s second screening. As the long, glorious night that was the world premiere of Dream Big: Engineering Our World at the Smithsonian

Awards WEB FEAT
February 17, 2017

ASCE presents nearly 100 Society awards every year, recognizing civil engineers who advance the profession either through achievement or published papers. The most recent Society awards are: • Xilin Lu, Ph.D., M.ASCE – 2017 Nathan…Read More >>

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Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) speaks at an event on Capitol Hill to promote Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, as ASCE President Norma Jean Mattei, the event's emcee, looks on.
February 17, 2017

The numbers aren’t there yet, but ASCE’s 2017 President Norma Jean Mattei is optimistic that the change is gonna come. “Just the ability of a young girl to see someone who looks like her, who…Read More >>

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February 17, 2017

If you are a civil engineer with any amount of experience, you probably chuckled when you read the title of this post. The question that came in actually read as follows: I need help to…Read More >>

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February 16, 2017

Now more than ever, our power infrastructure is at risk. Significant power outages have risen from 76 in 2007 to 307 in 2011 largely due to aging and underfunded infrastructure equipment and systems. ASCE’s Report…Read More >>

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February 13, 2017

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) awarded the I-4 Ultimate Improvement Project in central Florida with the Envision Platinum for its 21-mile reconstruction project. This is the first project in Florida to receive recognition from…Read More >>

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February 10, 2017

ASCE members elected to Fellow status have made celebrated contributions and developed creative solutions that have enhanced lives. Fewer than 3.5 percent of Society members hold this prestigious honor. The most recent members elevated to…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure
February 17, 2017

Romantic dates, the Grammy awards and celebrating black history are not the only milestones of this week; the Oroville dam crisis in California and the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA)’s 2017 national bridge report are drawing equal media attention. The recent Oroville dam crisis in California, captured by sources like National Geographic, Los...

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February 16, 2017

Wednesday, the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security convened their first hearing of the 115th Congress. “Moving America: Stakeholder Perspectives on our Multimodal Transportation System” was billed as an opportunity for stakeholders to discuss strategies for improving the efficiency and safety of the nation’s multimodal freight network. In...

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February 13, 2017

When it comes to infrastructure funding, peer pressure isn’t a bad thing. Over the last several years 19 states have taken it upon themselves to generate new revenue to fund their surface transportation infrastructure. While 2016 session did not rise to match the flurry of activity seen in 2015, and years prior, many states did...

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February 10, 2017

When it comes to our nation’s infrastructure needs, nobody is unaffected. While lawmakers may  authorize funding, the conditions of local roads, bridges and transit impact all Americans.. To make the best decisions with limited funding dollars many state DOTs and other infrastructure owners are seeking community input for improving infrastructure. In Arizona, the Arizona Department...

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