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January 15, 2016

Officially speaking, Jerry DiMaggio, P.E., D.GE, M.ASCE, is retired. Two times over, actually. But in reality, DiMaggio is spending his 66th year hard at work as a principal engineer at Applied Research Associates Inc. for the…Read More >>

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January 15, 2016

Safe to say the “Imagineers” of the Walt Disney Company know innovation when they see it. Now, thanks to the ASCE Innovation Contest, they might consider your great idea. The Innovation Contest is gathering proposals…Read More >>

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January 14, 2016

“No dreamer is ever too small; no dream is ever too big.” –Anonymous Where would we be if the Roeblings hadn’t dreamed big by designing and constructing the Brooklyn Bridge, paving the way for the…Read More >>

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Gen. Oglethorpe
January 6, 2016

Last month marked the birth of Gen. James Oglethorpe (Dec. 22, 1696 – June 30, 1785), a British general, member of Parliament, philanthropist, and founder of the original colony of Georgia. Among Oglethorpe’s accomplishments was…Read More >>

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Erica Antoine
December 21, 2015

Erica Antoine is living the dream these days. She is a project engineer for Burns Engineering Inc. and by age 30 already has several major transportation projects in Philadelphia to her credit. It wasn’t always her…Read More >>

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December 18, 2015

Offering a quick look at what’s happening lately in the Society, Now@ASCE is a new video roundup produced by ASCE. In this debut edition, get a glimpse of ASCE’s upcoming giant-screen movie Dream Big, consider the…Read More >>

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February 11, 2016

Just a week after the House held a discussion on what a new Water Resources Develop Act (WRDA) should look like, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing Wednesday to kick off that chambers work on the legislation. Opting for a more formal setting than the House roundtable approach, the Senate...

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Save America's Infrastructure

February 08, 2016

Established by President Lyndon Johnson, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is now celebrating 50 years of making transportation safer for the traveling public. This month marked the 50th anniversary, where USDOT Secretary Anthony Foxx and six former USDOT Secretaries gathered together in D.C. to share the changes they’ve seen in transportation since the department...

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Save America's Infrastructure

February 05, 2016

This week improving our nation’s aviation and water infrastructure were the focus of conversation on Capitol Hill. With a new aviation reform bill, the Aviation Innovation, Reform and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act, proposed to Congress, the nation’s aviation needs are receiving some attention that’s long overdue. According to the bill’s author, Rep. Bill Shuster, two-thirds of...

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Save America's Infrastructure

February 04, 2016

The House Subcommittee on Water Resources held a round table this week as Congress gears up to pass a new Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) in 2016. Back in November the committee held a similar discussion in New Orleans. During each roundtable – a less formal setting than a traditional hearing – committee members heard...

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