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"Increasing public awareness of what civil engineers do is key to our ability to gain support for the work we need to do to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public,” ASCE President Robert D. Stevens said in his inaugural address. Photo Credit: David Hathcox
October 10, 2014

The ASCE presidential torch was passed to Robert D. Stevens, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, as he was officially sworn in by outgoing president Randall “Randy” S. Over, P.E., F.ASCE, at the Annual Business Meeting on Day…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

October 9, 2014

A statewide ballot question that would eliminate gas tax indexing will appear on the November ballot. The passage of Question 1 would be a step backward for the state, causing roads and bridges to fall…Read More >>

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A group of attendees at ASCE’s Global Engineering Conference in Panama tour the Atlantic Third Lane Bridge and Lock canal expansion project, gathering at a temporary dock where new lock gates await installation. Photo Credit: Panama Canal Authority
October 9, 2014

The second day of ASCE’s Global Engineering Conference in Panama featured the start of this year’s Distinguished Lecture Series and was capped off with a Celebration of Leaders reception that honored this years’ class of…Read More >>

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Jorge L. Quijano, administrator of the Panama Canal Authority gives his keynote address. Photo Credit: David Hathcox
October 9, 2014

Against the backdrop of the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal, ASCE kicked off its Global Engineering Conference 2014 in Panama City, Panama, in grand style by hearing from Jorge L. Quijano,…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

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October 7, 2014

If you have a second day to explore San Francisco, hop in a vehicle and get to the Golden Gate Bridge. Actually, I’m a little embarrassed that I didn’t visit on day number one. The…Read More >>

Technical Notes

October 7, 2014

During the summer, I had the privilege of being the only non-Chinese attendee at a meeting in which the Chinese Ministry of Transportation gave final approval to a first-of-its-kind national design code for Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) systems for large-span highway bridges.

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Save America's Infrastructure

October 7, 2014

Have you gone above and beyond to represent the civil engineering profession before your elected officials? You could be our next Outstanding Civil Engineer Advocate of the Year! If you are one of the many ASCE…Read More >>

President's Perspective

October 7, 2014

As my ASCE presidency draws to a close, it’s time to look back and reflect upon what we have accomplished together this year. While an important role of the Society president is to focus externally…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

October 6, 2014

Texans have an opportunity to increase their state transportation funding coffers when they go to the voting booth on November 4. Proposition 1 is a statewide ballot measure that will dedicate a portion of the…Read More >>

Technical Notes

October 2, 2014

ASCE is seeking comments on the update to Standard ASCE/EWRI 39 Guidelines for Operational Hail Suppression Programs. The public comment period will be open through November 1, 2014. The intent of this standard is to…Read More >>

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