ASCE News

San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge New East Span. Photo Credit: Barrie Rokeach
September 22, 2014

This is the fourth of a series about the five finalists for ASCE’s Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) awards. Established in 1960, the OCEA Award recognizes a project that makes a significant contribution to both…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

September 20, 2014

Four deadlines, two vacations, and one business trip to San Francisco makes for one hectic week. It was a perfect storm that might have seemed avoidable. Two key members of my team had actually planned…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

September 17, 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 U.S. House of Representatives’ Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s special panel report, Public-Private…Read More >>

ASCE News

MDcentennial
September 17, 2014

Maryland has a rich civil engineering history. On July 4, 1828, Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Maryland, laid the cornerstone for the Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) Railroad, starting construction on an important rail line that would…Read More >>

ASCE News

Ivar Fernando Zabaleta Rioja, executive director and CEO of the Bolivian Society of Engineers signs an Agreement of Cooperation with ASCE President, Randall “Randy” S. Over and ASCE Executive Director, Patrick J. Natale. Photo Credit: Meggan Maughan-Brown
September 16, 2014

“The growing economies in this hemisphere are not in North America or the U.S., but in countries in South America such as Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia or Colombia. So, if ASCE wants to be part of the…Read More >>

ASCE News

September 15, 2014

This is the third of a series about the five finalists for ASCE’s Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) awards. Established in 1960, the OCEA Award recognizes a project that makes a significant contribution to both…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

September 12, 2014

So often, our water infrastructure goes unnoticed until a pipe bursts. Lately, there have been several events drawing attention to the water sector’s significance, including the water main break at UCLA, algae in Toledo drinking…Read More >>

Sustainable Engineering

EnvisionSunValleyPark
September 11, 2014

The Sun Valley Watershed Multi-Benefit Project, a first-of-its-kind venture geared to managing storm water for the Sun Valley Watershed, has earned the Envision Platinum Award, the highest level attainable in the Envision infrastructure rating system….Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

September 11, 2014

As a part of what the White House has deemed its “Year of Action” campaign to move policy ideas and initiatives forward in the face of Congressional gridlock, the Obama Administration recently held an Infrastructure…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

September 10, 2014

ASCE recently submitted comments to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on guidance the agency developed following the the recently enacted Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014. WRRDA makes a number of…Read More >>