Save America's Infrastructure

July 1, 2014

  Commit to Success America’s infrastructure needs a national commitment to bring existing infrastructure into a state-of-good-repair, and in the long term we must modernize and build in a targeted and strategic manner. This means…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

June 30, 2014

Watch clips from the release events speakers here, courtesy of Urban Engineers. Engineers grade Pa.’s infrastructure: C-minus – Philly.com Engineering Group Gives Low Marks to Pennsylvania Infrastructure -CBS Local – Philly Pa. Infrastructure Grades Suffer…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

June 27, 2014

With Highway Trust Fund insolvency just nine weeks away, Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden offered a $9 billion plan as a short-time fix. If passed, this six-month funding proposal would give Congress time to find…Read More >>

Technical Notes

June 26, 2014

ASCE is seeking members to serve on a committee for the development of a national consensus standard on estimating wind speeds in tornadoes and other windstorms. The intent of the standard is to develop standardized…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

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June 26, 2014

Darren M. Benoit, P.E., is an active member of the New Hampshire Section of ASCE. He works as a senior transportation manager for McFarland Johnson, Inc. In his role, he works on highway projects in…Read More >>

ASCE News

June 25, 2014

ASCE has determined the winners of a number of its awards for 2014. As of June 25, the following outstanding individuals have been named. Michael D. Flowers, P.E., M.ASCE, is the recipient of the Roebling Award…Read More >>

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ASCE News

June 25, 2014

There are presently over 100 definitions for the term “sustainable development.” And there are literally hundreds of sustainability rating tools worldwide, including the Institute of Sustainable Infrastructure’s (ISI) Envision tool, which allows civil engineers to rate…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

June 25, 2014

Today, civil engineers from across Pennsylvania released a new Report Card for Pennsylvania’s Infrastructure giving 16 grades for the state’s infrastructure.  Here’s how Pennsylvania’s infrastructure ranks from worst grades to best: Roads                                   D- Wastewater                       D-…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

June 24, 2014

The large stock of high rise buildings built during the 60s and 70s are nearing their planned retirement. Many would argue that these buildings have many good years ahead and that the notion of a…Read More >>

ASCE News

University of Nevada, Reno team members and canoe, Alluvium. Photo credit: University Nevada, Reno Concrete Canoe Team.
June 23, 2014

Like the prehistoric marine predator, ichthyosaur, the University of Nevada, Reno concrete canoe and team were designed to take out the opposition. After 3 days of competition against 22 other teams, students from the University…Read More >>