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March 3, 2015

Considered the State of California’s largest public works project to date, the 2,047-foot-long, 258.33-foot-wide San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge New East Span is the longest single-tower, Self-Anchored Suspension Span (SAS) in the world and the world’s widest bridge.

March 2, 2015

 As a global civil engineering society, ASCE frequently advocates the need for diversity and inclusion. Engineers work on complex infrastructure projects that are composed of multidisciplinary teams of individuals who require robust problem-solving abilities. No…Read More >>

February 27, 2015

During National Engineers Week (EWeek), scheduled February 23-28 this year, many ASCE Sections, Branches, student chapters and members observed the celebration with a series of events. Those included everything from organizing Popsicle Bridge Contests, hosting an…Read More >>

February 27, 2015

As part of its commitment to developing and implementing a more comprehensive, integrated, and strategic focus on diversity and inclusion in the workplace and within the civil engineering profession, ASCE signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)…Read More >>

February 26, 2015

Designed by AECOM and Hugh Broughton Architects, the Halley VI Antarctic Research Station, launched in February 2013, is the first fully relocatable arctic research station in the world. The futuristic, $43 million state-of-the-art research facility is segmented into 8 modules, each sitting atop ski-fitted, hydraulic legs designed to cope with rising snow.

February 23, 2015

ASCE proudly welcomes Paulus, Sokolowski and Sartor, LLC (PS&S) as our latest Partner, providing PS&S with valuable networking and business development opportunities, resources, and top-quality training courses. PS&S joins many other well-known organizations, such as…Read More >>

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ASCE President Robert D. Stevens (top left) presents Harding Middle School students, teacher Shannon Haas (bottom right), and volunteer mentor Gary Bishop (top right) with ASCE's Most Innovative Design of Infrastructure award. Photo Credit: DiscoverE
February 19, 2015

Designing a futuristic city that incorporates a sustainable engineering system to help grow crops in urban settings to better feed the community earned 3 students from the Harding Middle School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, this year’s…Read More >>

February 18, 2015

Echo Park Lake has been part of the history of the City of Los Angeles for more than 150 years. However, over time it had become a collection point for pollution and was impaired by algae and other contaminants like ammonia, copper, lead, polychlorinated biphenyls, eutrophic conditions, odor, and trash.

Representative, Robert C. Krebs, testifies before the Vermont Board of Professional Engineering. Photo Credit: Mark W. Killgore
February 12, 2015

Five ASCE members, including Vermont Section President Bernard T. Gagnon, P.E., M.ASCE, testified in support of increased education requirements for the licensed civil engineer of the future during an informational hearing held February 5 by…Read More >>

February 12, 2015

Dubbed the “oldest bottleneck in U.S. history” by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Colton Crossing which was built in 1883 is an “at grade” rail-to-rail intersection situated in Colton, California, hosting an average of 125 crossings daily, making it one of the nation’s busiest and most congested railroad crossings in the U.S.