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July 19, 2016

Issues with the Flint, MI, water crisis and Washington, DC’s metro service show us that now, more than ever, innovation is required to reinvent our approach to sustainable infrastructure. Introducing innovation inherently presents several obstacles

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July 29, 2016

It feels good to bring an educated opinion to those “water cooler” chats at work. For many, it’s the time-honored ritual of Monday morning quarterbacking after the weekend’s football games. For others, it’s keeping up…Read More >>

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July 29, 2016

A few months ago, I wrote about this topic in more general terms regarding credentials to focus on as a civil engineer. However, the specific question of whether to get a master’s degree in civil…Read More >>

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July 25, 2016

July marks the setting of the cornerstone for the first and only home of the Tennessee General Assembly. The Tennessee State Capitol Building in Nashville was laid out July 4, 1845, to great fanfare and…Read More >>

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July 22, 2016

Tarrant Regional Water District Integrated Pipeline Project, a 150-mile long water transmission system being built by two North Texas water suppliers, recently received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure’s Envision Platinum Award, the rating system’s the…Read More >>

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The ASCE Innovation Contest winners in the Internet of Things category enjoyed a sunny day at Walt Disney Imagineering.
July 22, 2016

Rule No. 1 about business trips to Disney: Never tell the kids. Jason Magalen, P.E., M.ASCE, learned the hard way last week in the midst of his visit to Walt Disney Imagineering in Glendale, CA,…Read More >>

Carolyn Emerson
July 22, 2016

Carolyn J. Emerson has made it her life’s work to empower women with the skills to take ownership over their careers – and lives. As one of the Distinguished Lecturers at the ASCE 2016 Convention,…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure
July 28, 2016

In the past two weeks both major U.S. political parties have held conventions to formally nominate a presidential candidate and talk about their respective visions for the country. Here’s how each party handled infrastructure: The Republican Party held its National Convention first in Cleveland, Ohio the week of July 18. While the city was selected...

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July 22, 2016

As a sweltering heat engulfs most of the country, infrastructure issues have been heating up too. Many states are discussing their inadequate funding to improve infrastructure, presidential candidates are talking infrastructure, and a crane collapsed on one of the nation’s busiest bridges—reminding commuters of the value of working infrastructure. On Tuesday afternoon, a crane collapsed...

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July 21, 2016

Members of Congress headed home (and to their respective national conventions last week) and won’t return to Washington until after Labor Day. This gives you, as an infrastructure advocate, the opportunity to talk with your federal lawmakers about our nation’s “D+” infrastructure and specific legislation that they can pass this year to help improve it....

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July 21, 2016

The Orange County Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers today released its 2016 Orange County Infrastructure Report Card, grading 12 categories of the county’s infrastructure, resulting in an overall grade point average of “C+.” The Report Card was developed in collaboration with the UC Irvine Civil and Environmental Engineering Affiliates, an advisory group...

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