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October 31, 2013

After a devastating fire, the 100 year-old rebuild of Whatcom Middle School in Bellingham, Washington, is a great story of a jack-o-lantern school modernization. Changing the school from the inside-out, Whatcom now has all the…Read More >>

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October 30, 2013

The Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation, established by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in April to examine the current state of freight transportation in the United States and how improving freight transportation can…Read More >>

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October 25, 2013

Unless you fail to check this blog everyday (how dare you!), you should know that the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) passed this week . This is the first water bill to pass…Read More >>

October 24, 2013

Washington, D.C. — The following is a statement from Randall (Randy) S. Over, P.E., F.ASCE, president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), regarding the passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act…Read More >>

October 23, 2013

On October 27th, the National Geographic Channel presents American Blackout, a two-hour programming event that imagines the first two weeks immediately following a catastrophic blackout from a cyber-attack on the United States that takes down…Read More >>

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October 23, 2013

It was terrific meeting so many of you once again, or for the first time, in Charlotte at ASCE’s annual conference. I can’t believe we’ve come full circle already from a year ago in Montreal….Read More >>

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October 22, 2013

Chicago owes its status among US cities to the railroad. In 1848, the first train chugged along five miles of track bringing two cars of wheat into town. At the time, Chicago had only about…Read More >>

October 17, 2013

We have a deal!  Finally, after 16 days, the federal government shutdown is over and things can get back to normal:  Americans can once again visit all our National Parks, government workers can be assured…Read More >>

October 17, 2013

We have a deal!  Finally, after 16 days, the federal government shutdown is over and things can get back to normal:  Americans can once again visit all our National Parks, government workers can be assured…Read More >>

October 16, 2013

In his 2013 State of the Society address, ASCE Executive Director Patrick J. Natale, P.E., CAE, F.ASCE, had an important message for the Society membership: ASCE continues as a leader in public policy, remains committed…Read More >>