July 22, 2016

The ASCE Board of Direction has endorsed updated strategies to improve the state of America’s infrastructure, transform the profession so that civil infrastructure is more sustainable, and reduce the life-cycle cost of infrastructure by 50…Read More >>

Morgan DiCarlo presents her innovative idea for water conservation to an audience at Walt Disney Imagineering.
July 22, 2016

Morgan DiCarlo, S.M.ASCE, channeled her love of water resources management into an idea to encourage conservation so good it earned her an ASCE Innovation Contest prize-winning trip to the Walt Disney Imagineering campus in California….Read More >>

The Holland Energy Park project has achieved Envision Platinum status.
July 21, 2016

The Holland Energy Park project in Holland, MI, has achieved a milestone in sustainability – the first power plant and park project designated Envision Platinum by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure. The park is part of…Read More >>

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July 21, 2016

Do you and your colleagues accurately understand and use the code provisions that apply to your structural engineering projects? This particular exercise asks you to look at drawings to determine the minimum design live load or…Read More >>

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July 20, 2016

The Einstellung Effect – where the German word means “approach” or “way of doing something” – refers to trying to resolve an issue, problem, or opportunity only by using approaches that have worked in similar…Read More >>

At the New Jersey Institute of Technology, winners in ASCE's Innovation Contest resilience category showed their ideas to leaders from Mott MacDonald and ASCE staff.
July 15, 2016

Pat Natale’s words hit close to home, even more than he knew. “Innovation is really great, but sometimes it sits on the shelf,” Natale, P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, told the crowd assembled for the ASCE Innovation Contest…Read More >>

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July 29, 2016

As July wraps up and political issues continues to simmer, states are striving to meet their infrastructure needs in light of transportation budget woes and limited federal funds. In Wisconsin, residents and lawmakers recognize the dire need for road improvements but wrestle with a $1 billion transportation budget shortfall. Recent flood damage to roads and...

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July 28, 2016

In the past two weeks both major U.S. political parties have held conventions to formally nominate a presidential candidate and talk about their respective visions for the country. Here’s how each party handled infrastructure: The Republican Party held its National Convention first in Cleveland, Ohio the week of July 18. While the city was selected...

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July 22, 2016

As a sweltering heat engulfs most of the country, infrastructure issues have been heating up too. Many states are discussing their inadequate funding to improve infrastructure, presidential candidates are talking infrastructure, and a crane collapsed on one of the nation’s busiest bridges—reminding commuters of the value of working infrastructure. On Tuesday afternoon, a crane collapsed...

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July 21, 2016

Members of Congress headed home (and to their respective national conventions last week) and won’t return to Washington until after Labor Day. This gives you, as an infrastructure advocate, the opportunity to talk with your federal lawmakers about our nation’s “D+” infrastructure and specific legislation that they can pass this year to help improve it....

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