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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Save America's Infrastructure

October 2, 2014

Travel delays at airports have become all too common place. In fact, the surprise usually is that a flight makes it to its destination on time (or if the travel gods are feeling particularly generous,…Read More >>

Sustainable Engineering

October 1, 2014

The Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) of North Central Texas has earned an Envision Silver award for its Line J, Section 1 Pipeline project, a 2-mile, 108-inch diameter pipeline that delivers water to meet the growing future…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

October 1, 2014

The following is a statement from Randall (Randy) S. Over, P.E., F.ASCE, president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), regarding the 21st anniversary of the last federal gas tax increase: “Today the federal…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

October 1, 2014

ASCE teamed with the Eno Center for Transportation to author Maximizing the Value of Investments Using Life Cycle Cost Analysis. The report, released yesterday at a Capitol Hill briefing, surveyed industry practitioners and policymakers on…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

September 30, 2014

Despite the majority of transportation industry practitioners’ agreement that the full cost of a project—including long-term operation and maintenance—should be considered in decision-making, only 48 percent of practitioners said their agencies could effectively predict future…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

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September 29, 2014

A few weeks ago I attended a meeting in downtown San Francisco. Of course I was pleased to participate in the meeting, but I was equally interested in visiting San Francisco for the first time….Read More >>

ASCE News

September 26, 2014

Four Society members have been honored as recipients of ASCE awards for their dedicated service to the civil engineering profession. Donald H. Gray, M.ASCE, received the Ralph B. Peck Award for developing new methodologies, design…Read More >>