ASCE News

March 20, 2015

The Community Engineering Corps (CE Corps) does what civil engineers do best: it collaborates with community partners to help design and build sustainable projects. CE Corps is a nonprofit humanitarian organization that matches engineers and/or…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

March 19, 2015

  This week the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate majorities unveiled their fiscal year 2016 (FY16) budgets. Traditionally, passing a budget in Congress is a particularly partisan endeavor with most all members…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

March 19, 2015

Infrastructure investment was a key topic on the agenda at the The National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) annual Federal-State Relations meeting this week in Washington, DC.  ASCE’s Executive Director Tom Smith participated in a panel…Read More >>

Promote the Profession

March 19, 2015

A team of regional finalists from the 2015 Future City Competition has been invited as honored guests at the 2015 White House Science Fair on Monday, March 23.  Representing New Mexico, the newest of the…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

US Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District's Photo stream
March 13, 2015

Amidst the visible need for highway, bridge and pothole repairs, we often forget the growing needs of our nation’s water infrastructure. According to ASCE’s Report Card, there are 240,000 water main breaks per year and…Read More >>

ASCE News

March 13, 2015

The Ward County Water Supply Project is a finalist in the 2015 ASCE’s Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) award. Established in 1960, the OCEA Award recognizes a project that makes a significant contribution to both…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

An elevated path through the park in New York City, designed for resilience. Image Courtesy of rebuildbydesign.org
March 11, 2015

Infrastructure projects that incorporate elements of resilience—the ability of a project or program to respond adaptively to threats such as storm surge or extreme weather and bounce back from disasters—are attracting new attention and challenging…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

March 10, 2015

Civil engineering is a uniquely broad field. Should CEE curriculum eschew the broad basis for more coursework in discipline? My position has evolved. This past week students from the University of Michigan visited Chicago to…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

March 9, 2015

On Monday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its latest projections on the fiscal health of the federal Highway Trust Fund (HTF).  The HTF is the main source of federal money for road, bridge and…Read More >>

Sustainable Engineering

March 9, 2015

The Grand Bend Area Wastewater Treatment Facility, in Ontario, Canada, has earned the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) Envision rating system’s Platinum award, the highest ISI honor a project can receive. The project is the…Read More >>