Save America's Infrastructure

US Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District's Photo stream
March 13, 2015

Amidst the visible need for highway, bridge and pothole repairs, we often forget the growing needs of our nation’s water infrastructure. According to ASCE’s Report Card, there are 240,000 water main breaks per year and…Read More >>

ASCE News

March 13, 2015

The Ward County Water Supply Project is a finalist in the 2015 ASCE’s Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) award. Established in 1960, the OCEA Award recognizes a project that makes a significant contribution to both…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

An elevated path through the park in New York City, designed for resilience. Image Courtesy of rebuildbydesign.org
March 11, 2015

Infrastructure projects that incorporate elements of resilience—the ability of a project or program to respond adaptively to threats such as storm surge or extreme weather and bounce back from disasters—are attracting new attention and challenging…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

March 10, 2015

Civil engineering is a uniquely broad field. Should CEE curriculum eschew the broad basis for more coursework in discipline? My position has evolved. This past week students from the University of Michigan visited Chicago to…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

March 9, 2015

On Monday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its latest projections on the fiscal health of the federal Highway Trust Fund (HTF).  The HTF is the main source of federal money for road, bridge and…Read More >>

Sustainable Engineering

March 9, 2015

The Grand Bend Area Wastewater Treatment Facility, in Ontario, Canada, has earned the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) Envision rating system’s Platinum award, the highest ISI honor a project can receive. The project is the…Read More >>

ASCE News

March 5, 2015

Change is a constant. That may be one way to sum up the concept that is driving a major transformation of ASCE’s annual meeting. In a dynamic profession driven by rapid changes in technology, public…Read More >>

Technical Notes

March 5, 2015

As part of its Employment and Training Administration’s Industry Competency Initiative, the U.S. Department of Labor is developing an engineering competency model that will join numerous other industry models in the USDOL’s effort to promote…Read More >>

ASCE News

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.

ASCE News

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 >>