Sustainable Engineering

December 30, 2014

The Los Angeles County Public Works Department recently became the first government agency in the U.S. to credential 100 of its personnel as Envision Sustainability Professionals (ENV SP), a distinction previously achieved only by large…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure

December 30, 2014

While the average person might think it’s just about farms, the Farm Bill funding for dams was perhaps one of the most unsung wins for infrastructure in 2014.  The 2014 Farm Bill that Congress passed…Read More >>

Sustainable Engineering

December 23, 2014

  In 2012, ASCE, the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) and the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) signed a formal agreement recognizing that emerging global challenges over the prior decade, including the financial crisis, population migration, and…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure

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December 23, 2014

With a D+ cumulative grade for our nation’s infrastructure and the federal Highway Trust Funding heading toward a fiscal cliff in May 2015, the great infrastructure innovations happening around the country are often overlooked. The…Read More >>

Sustainable Engineering

December 22, 2014

In another significant advance for the Envision sustainable infrastructure rating system, Skanska, one of the largest construction and development companies in the country, has joined forces with the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) to provide employee training and…Read More >>

ASCE News

December 22, 2014

As a civil engineer, you are challenged by constantly changing work environments that require creativity, adaptability, good problem-solving skills and the ability to think on one’s feet. Your work may be below the surface delivering…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure

December 22, 2014

Last week Michigan’s House and Senate leadership worked tirelessly with Governor Rick Snyder to reach a deal before closing out the 2014 legislative session. The House and Senate initially passed differing transportation funding measures. Both…Read More >>

Insights Podcast

December 19, 2014

Named the CEO of Bridges to Prosperity while still in her 20s, Avery Bang is an inspirational civil engineering leader. In this interview, Avery shares the “eureka” moment she had while serving in a third-world country that…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

December 19, 2014

  As the weather changes and our infrastructure continues to be neglected, issues and disruptions are increasing. Infrastructure collapses, like the water main break in DC, remind us that failing infrastructure is fragile and unpredictable—and…Read More >>

Promote the Profession

December 19, 2014

Last month marked the anniversary of the birth of Chinese-American structural engineer T. Y. Lin, an influential visionary who was a pioneer in the use of prestressed concrete. Lin’s revolutionary work in simplifying the process…Read More >>