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September 2, 2014

ASCE members Martha Juch, P.E., D.WRE, and Robert Schreiber, P.E., BCEE, D.WRE participated in the Advisory Committee on Water Information (ACWI) annual meeting last month in Reston, Virginia. The advisory committee’s mission is to improve…Read More >>

Peter Merfeld receives the Maine Section ASCE 2009 Civil Engineer of the Year award.
August 27, 2014

Peter S. Merfeld, P.E., M.ASCE is a member of the Maine Section. He has exhibited leadership experience as section president, Maine Report Card chair, and through work on the national Report Card for America’s Infrastructure….Read More >>

August 25, 2014

Attention on the Highway Trust Fund seems to have waned since Congress passed a 10-month funding patch in July. However, May will be here before we know it. There is still more work to be…Read More >>

August 20, 2014

Let’s Envision the Infrastructure for Tomorrow America’s infrastructure needs a national commitment to bring existing infrastructure into a state-of-good-repair, and in the long term we must modernize and build in a targeted and strategic manner….Read More >>

August 8, 2014

After Congress hit the snooze button on fixing the Highway Trust Fund last week, Transportation Secretary Foxx asked Americans to “get a little noisier” on the issue. You can take Sec. Foxx up on his…Read More >>

August 6, 2014

On August 5 Missouri voters defeated a measure that would have established a dedicated infrastructure fund from revenue earned through three-quarters of a cent sales tax increase.  Constitutional Amendment 7 was dismissed in a 59%…Read More >>

August 1, 2014

Washington, D.C. —The following is a statement from Randall (Randy) Over, P.E., President of The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) on the passage of short-term funding to the federal Highway Trust Fund.: “We thank…Read More >>

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August 1, 2014

Between the water main break on UCLA’s campus, the two Senate votes, and House vote to patch the Highway Trust Fund, the high cost of the failure to act was obvious this week. D+ infrastructure,…Read More >>

July 29, 2014

Washington, D.C. —The following is a statement from Randall (Randy) Over, P.E., President of The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) on the passage of H.R. 5021 in the U.S. Senate: “This evening, the United…Read More >>

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July 29, 2014

Shelia Montgomery-Mills, P.E., M.ASCE, is a manager of projects and systems at Appleseed Workshop and also owns her own consulting firm, Civil Construction Solutions. She works on commercial and residential renewal projects in Birmingham, Alabama….Read More >>