Save America's Infrastructure

February 20, 2015

  A bus tour sharing the message we need to invest in infrastructure to “Grow America”, increased momentum towards state-level gas tax increases and new transportation innovations are all building momentum towards improving our nation’s…Read More >>

Sustainable Engineering

Anthony Kane
Vice President, R&D
Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure
February 20, 2015

With the creation of the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure, co-founded by ASCE in 2011, civil engineers finally have a way to measure the sustainability of infrastructure projects.

Save America's Infrastructure

February 19, 2015

While it might not be as amusing as this, this week U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said that a quality transportation network is important to the future of the nation and he urged Congress to…Read More >>

Promote the Profession

Espada_Aqueduct_TX_NPS2
February 19, 2015

February marks the 275th anniversary of the earliest known record of when the Espada Acequia (ah-SAY-key-uh) began operations in what is now San Antonio, Texas. Built to supply irrigation to the lands near Mission San…Read More >>

Technical Notes

February 19, 2015

ASCE is seeking members to serve on the 5 Technical Committees under the newly formed Infrastructure Resilience Division (IRD). The IRD’s charge is to develop a common approach toward advancing the concepts of resilience in…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

February 19, 2015

The Iowa Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will release the inaugural 2015 Report Card for Iowa’s Infrastructure on Tuesday, February 24. The report includes evaluations of Iowa aviation, rail, inland waterways,…Read More >>

ASCE News

February 18, 2015

Echo Park Lake has been part of the history of the City of Los Angeles for more than 150 years. However, over time it had become a collection point for pollution and was impaired by algae and other contaminants like ammonia, copper, lead, polychlorinated biphenyls, eutrophic conditions, odor, and trash.

The Emerging Engineer

February 17, 2015

I don’t particularly like asking for help. Unfortunately the career development buzzwords – knowledge sharing, collaboration, networking and mentorship – require one to overcome the difficult barrier that is admitting a shortcoming and seeking help….Read More >>

Sustainable Engineering

Casey Dinges interviews Harriet Tregoning (HUD), Joel Beauvais (EPA) and Carlos Monje (DOT), members of the interagency Partnership for Sustainable  Communities
February 13, 2015

Looking 50 years into the future, what will sustainable infrastructure look like?  “It looks different in a number of important ways. It does a lot for its communities,” explained Harriet Tregoning, director of economic resilience…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

February 13, 2015

Sign up to get our infrastructure news and show some love to America’s infrastructure this Valentines Day! Since we launched our Infrastructure Friends network with the release of ASCE’s 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure …Read More >>