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Onondaga County, NY's comprehensive stormwater management plan has aesthetic as well as environmental benefits, including additional trees and permeable-paved bike paths.
November 13, 2014

Shortly after her election in 2007, Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney proposed a bold solution to address the county’s CSO issues: Rather than building more sewage treatment plants to meet the terms of a consent

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Save America's Infrastructure

November 19, 2014

Montana’s Water Pipes Could Stretch From Billings to Miami – Roundtrip Montana has approximately 700 public water systems and over 5,300 miles of water distribution and transmission piping, a longer stretch than driving roundtrip from…Read More >>


November 17, 2014

If you are a regular visitor to ASCE’s website, you may notice something different – it’s changed! You told us what you want and we listened. We’ve given the site a modern responsive design, making…Read More >>


The Emerging Engineer

November 15, 2014

So you entered your first job and started your engineering career, now what? Part of a necessary next step in establishing your career is building the foundation for your future. Have you heard the phrase…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

November 14, 2014

With the midterm elections completed and the Congressional lame duck session underway, Americans are looking for a fresh approach to infrastructure investment at the federal level.  ASCE hopes that the new Congress will respond to…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

November 7, 2014

In light of the recent elections, infrastructure investment has now moved from a topic of discussion into a plan for action in many states. With the nation’s pressing infrastructure needs and limited federal funds available,…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

Ken Maschke performs "I Love Rock 'N Roll" with the Thornton Tomasetti house band
November 6, 2014

ASCE is offering a $5,000 grand prize for the 2014 Music Video Contest for Students and Younger Members (payable to your Student or Younger Member Group). All you need to do is perform and record…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

November 5, 2014

Leading up to yesterday’s election ASCE brought you information on many statewide ballot measures. ASCE staff worked with our dedicated members on the ground in California, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Texas, and Wisconsin. …Read More >>


November 3, 2014

Our Global Engineering Conference 2014 in Panama City, Panama, last month was a rousing success and a wonderful world showcase of an engineering marvel.  Attendees had the opportunity to meet their engineering colleagues from around the…Read More >>

The Leadership Imperative

November 3, 2014

My previous post, “Why the Push-Back on Creativity?” suggested that we as engineers could work smarter and be more creative and innovative if we learned and applied brain basics. I asked for help in understanding…Read More >>

Promote the Profession

November 3, 2014

October marked the anniversary of the birth of Albert Fink (1827-1897), a German-born civil engineer best known for his railroad bridge designs in the U.S. and the development of the truss that bears his name….Read More >>