Save America's Infrastructure

July 25, 2014

The Senate will vote early next week on the House’s bill to extend funding to the Highway Trust Fund until May. The upper chamber is poised to debate and vote on the bill and four…Read More >>

July 24, 2014

The following is a guest post from Whit Remer, new Senior Manager of Federal Government Relations for ASCE. This week, ASCE’s inaugural Shale Energy Engineering Conference was held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It included three days…Read More >>

July 24, 2014

In every community across the U.S. is a school building. They’re used for learning, libraries, sports, and feeding kids, but they’re also used for community meetings, school programs, and in emergencies.  Each one of these…Read More >>

July 22, 2014

A few weeks ago, a new report from CG/LA Infrastructure and Autodesk offered a six-point plan to address the dismal D+ grade from our 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. As Rep. John Delaney (D-MD)…Read More >>

July 18, 2014

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a short-term bill to keep the Highway Trust Fund up and running until May 2015. While Democrats were hesitant about the proposal, ultimately the bill passed with bipartisan…Read More >>

July 17, 2014

Washington, D.C. — The following is a statement from Randall (Randy) S. Over, P.E., F.ASCE, president, ASCE on the Build America Investment Initiative: “Today’s action by President Obama to launch the Build America Investment Initiative…Read More >>

July 17, 2014

      In 2013, Pennsylvania stepped up to start addressing these problems with a transportation funding package, but even with it, there’s still more work to be done than the funding that’s available.  Also,…Read More >>

July 15, 2014

Washington, D.C. —The following is a statement from Patrick Natale, P.E., Executive Director of The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) on the passage of H.R. 5021 in the U.S. House of Representatives: “Today, the…Read More >>

July 14, 2014

Aging buildings and energy costs are two of a school’s most concerning issues, but not for Warren County, Kentucky’s Richardsville Elementary School after a sustainable redesign that now has the school selling energy back to…Read More >>

July 11, 2014

Congress returned to Washington this week with the Highway Trust Fund on the agenda. The Senate Finance Committee offers a bipartisan proposal by Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon and Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah. The…Read More >>