Therese Kline, flexible pipe specialist in the special structures unit of Highway Development and president of the Michigan Section of ASCE, receives the State of Michigan recognition for the Michigan Section of ASCE’s 100 years of service from Director Steudle. PHOTO: Michigan ASCE
September 2, 2016

Civil engineering is a by-the-people, for-the-people profession. In the most fundamental way, civil engineering is what keeps society working. So, to consider 100 years of civil engineering history is, first, to consider 100 years of…Read More >>

September 1, 2016

I recently received a question from a young civil engineer who was considering management as the next step in his career progression, but said he wasn’t sure what being a manager entails besides showing strong…Read More >>

Students in the ASCE Civil Engineering Club at BASIS Independent Silicon Valley School build a structure out of popsicle sticks.
September 1, 2016

Amin Ghafooripour has taught undergrads. He’s taught post-grads. No students inspire him, though, quite like these pre-grads. Ghafooripour, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, leads the ASCE Civil Engineering Club at BASIS Independent Silicon Valley School in San…Read More >>

Hawaii's Kunia Country Farms provides sustainable locally grown foods to surrounding communities
August 29, 2016

Hawaii’s Kunia Country Farms project received the Envision rating system’s Gold award from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI). The previous 17 Envision awards were given to public projects throughout the country, making the Kunia…Read More >>

CI Student Days included a challenge project in Boston this year.
August 26, 2016

Every show needs a good dress rehearsal, and the ASCE Construction Institute’s annual Student Days conference and competition, hosted this year in Boston, MA, provides such a dry run for a career as a construction…Read More >>

The T.F. Green Airport in Rhode Island  is in the process of extending its Runway 5 with sustainable practices.
August 24, 2016

The Providence’s Runway 5 Extension at T.F. Green Airport (PVD) received the Envision rating system’s Gold award from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI). The project is the 16th overall Envision-rated project and first project…Read More >>

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September 29, 2016

The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5303 the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 late yesterday afternoon by a vote of 399-25. The $11.5 billion bill authorizes over three dozen Army Corps of Engineers flood control, navigation and ecosystem restoration projects and studies across the country.  In addition to the base text reported out...


September 28, 2016

Amendment 2 is a statewide ballot measure that will provide a dedicated source of funding to Alabama’s State Park System.  Preventing critical dollars received by the State Parks Fund and the State Parks Revolving Fund, from being diverted to other public accounts will ensure Alabamians have ample resources for the preservation and enhancement of park...


September 27, 2016

From Memphis to Nashville, Tennessee is known for its influence in music. The state’s slogan boasts “America at its best.” However, according to the release of today’s Report Card for Tennessee’s Infrastructure many infrastructure areas aren’t at their best. The Report Card gave the state’s infrastructure a “C” GPA. But that average grade will not...


September 21, 2016

Last year, 35,092 people were killed in motor vehicle crashes in the United States, which averages out to 96 people per day. This represents a 7.2% increase in deaths from 2014, the largest percentage increase since 1966. While Americans drove more in 2015 than 2014 and statistically the more people drive, the more crashes there...


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