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March 28, 2014

The ASCE Board of Direction met in Arlington, Virginia, March 21-22 and discussed several key Society initiatives important to the future of civil engineering. Among the significant items on the Board’s agenda were strategic dialogues with…Read More >>

New ExCEEd graduates
March 28, 2014

As we look to the future, how do we ensure that we foster interested and engaged students who are passionate and committed to joining the civil engineering workforce of the future?  It all starts with…Read More >>

March 28, 2014

On Tuesday, TRIP issued a report on the condition of North Carolina’s roads, bridges and traffic conditions. The bottom line: traffic is bad and the poor condition of roads costly.  As the 2013 Report Card…Read More >>

The Thinker
March 27, 2014

Can you imagine how big the dreams of leaders were to spur the necessary innovation and make such incredible progress to get us where we are today?

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March 26, 2014

Engineer 2020. Vision 2025. 5XME. Many engineers wouldn’t recognize the above shorthand as the titles of reports about the future of the engineering profession. Most may never read one, and fewer still will read them…Read More >>

March 24, 2014

At its annual Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) gala, held March 20 in Arlington, Virginia, at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, ASCE paid tribute to 5 eminent engineers who have made a career out…Read More >>

ASCE OPAL Gala 2014
March 24, 2014

The largest civil works design-build project in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ history, the $1.35 billion Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier, was named the winner of the 2014 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA)…Read More >>

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March 21, 2014

The blast furnaces at the Arcelor Mittal mill in Burns Harbor, Indiana must operate continuously. Restarting a furnace costs approximately $5 million. Three shifts therefore work around the clock feeding the furnaces a diet of…Read More >>

March 21, 2014

Mark W. Woodson, P.E., L.S., F.ASCE, has been declared the official nominee for the position of 2015 ASCE president-elect. ASCE’s election, which will also include Region directors and Region governors, begins on June 15 and…Read More >>

March 21, 2014

One year ago this week, we released our 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. Our nation’s D+ infrastructure grade is an important piece of data to share as we advocate for infrastructure investment, especially as…Read More >>