ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith. PHOTO: Jason Dixson Photography
April 5, 2018

ASCE and the civil engineering profession have taken several important strides in advancing the profession, and we have many exciting opportunities on the horizon. Dream Big continues to inspire a new generation of civil engineers…Read More >>

April 5, 2018

Franklin Sherkow, P.E., ENV SP, is an ASCE Fellow and Life Member, and former President of ASCE’s Oregon Section. He was on the civil engineering faculty at Oregon State University for six years before returning…Read More >>

April 4, 2018

You won’t find a bigger proponent for productivity in the workplace than me. I write and podcast regularly on how you should use the Pareto Principle (also known as the 80/20 Rule) to stay focused…Read More >>

PHOTO: Upstate Branch
April 2, 2018

The Upstate Branch held its 10th annual Popsicle Stick Bridge Event in Greenville, SC, the culmination of a three-month study of bridges and engineering for advanced fourth-grade students from schools in the Greenville County Schools…Read More >>

March 29, 2018

The future of civil engineering education is in your hands. A third edition of the Civil Engineering Body of Knowledge is in draft form and needs your review as an ASCE member. Download a copy,…Read More >>

March 29, 2018

The ASCE Board of Direction did nothing short of face down the future of the entire civil engineering profession at its March quarterly meeting in Arlington, VA. The goal is to take the lead in…Read More >>

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April 20, 2018

This week, people around the world are advocating for access to clean water, cleaning up local rivers, and doing their part to conserve water in honor of Water Week, which was April 15-21 and Earth Day on April 22. In Washington, D.C. this week’s Water Week Fly-In event brought together a number of water advocacy...


April 18, 2018

Infrastructure has long been heralded as a bipartisan issue. A new poll out today from the Value of Water further proves this point, finding 88% of Americans voters agree: Now is the time to invest in the nation’s water infrastructure. Among the key findings, four of five American voters (80%) say that rebuilding America’s infrastructure...


April 16, 2018

Congressman Randy Hultgren (R-IL) and Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) introduced H.R. 5003, a bill to reinstate advance refunding bonds, which were replead in H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. During the tax bill debate the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) opposed provisions that eliminated financing tools, including advance refunding bonds and...


April 13, 2018

The start of pothole season is here, and it is clear that states are gearing up to take on the challenges that follow winter. To start the season of construction off right and in the weeks leading up to Infrastructure Week, states are reminding drivers about safe work zone practices through National Work Zone Awareness...


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