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San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge New East Span. Photo Credit: Barrie Rokeach
July 24, 2014

Five remarkable projects have been selected as finalists in the competition for ASCE’s prestigious 2015 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award (OCEA): the Colton Crossing Flyover in Colton, California; the Echo Park Lake Rehabilitation Project in Los…Read More >>

July 22, 2014

To make your voice heard and help shape the future of the civil engineering profession, ASCE strongly encourages members to vote by accessing your online ballot. The election of new ASCE national officer began on…Read More >>

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July 18, 2014

At its meeting July 12-13, the ASCE Board of Direction endorsed a bold recommendation from the Industry Leaders Council aimed at reducing the life-cycle cost of infrastructure by 50% within 10 years. This “grand challenge” would demonstrate…Read More >>

OREGON OregonAnniversary
July 15, 2014

On September 13, 2012, three historic bridges – the Broadway, Hawthorne, and Steel – that carried people across the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon, for over a century were dedicated as ASCE local historical landmarks for…Read More >>

July 7, 2014

ASCE Past President, Delon Hampton, Ph.D., P.E., Pres.00.ASCE, NAE, and founder, president, and CEO of Washington, D.C.–headquartered Delon Hampton and Associates, Chartered (DHA) has been named a 2014 Distinguished Alumnus of Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor…Read More >>

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July 1, 2014

The Federal Highway Trust Fund is headed toward insolvency in a matter of months, and in an effort to avert this crisis, ASCE recently launched FixTheTrustFund.org. On June 11, I wrote a post for the U.S….Read More >>

June 25, 2014

ASCE has determined the winners of a number of its awards for 2014. As of June 25, the following outstanding individuals have been named. Michael D. Flowers, P.E., M.ASCE, is the recipient of the Roebling Award…Read More >>

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June 25, 2014

There are presently over 100 definitions for the term “sustainable development.” And there are literally hundreds of sustainability rating tools worldwide, including the Institute of Sustainable Infrastructure’s (ISI) Envision tool, which allows civil engineers to rate…Read More >>

University of Nevada, Reno team members and canoe, Alluvium. Photo credit: University Nevada, Reno Concrete Canoe Team.
June 23, 2014

Like the prehistoric marine predator, ichthyosaur, the University of Nevada, Reno concrete canoe and team were designed to take out the opposition. After 3 days of competition against 22 other teams, students from the University…Read More >>

The students on the Tongji University concrete canoe team named their canoe, Operace, to symbolized Chinese culture and the spirit of being a formidable competitor in the races. Photo Credit: Zhaoqi Huang
June 16, 2014

When the students from the Tongji University were thinking about what to name their newly built concrete canoe, they wanted it to not only symbolize Chinese culture but also capture the spirit of being a formidable…Read More >>