September 13, 2016

Ethics are integral to every decision, design, and service performed by civil engineers. A recent ASCE video series, sponsored by a United Engineering Foundation grant, explored four case studies in engineering ethics. Here are four…Read More >>

From left, Greg Sauter of Smart City Works, Nick DeNichilo of Mott MacDonald, Jason Magalen of HDR, and Jerry Buckwalter of Northrop Grumman talk during one of the 2016 Innovation Contest events.
September 9, 2016

It might sound trite to say the ASCE Innovation Contest is back, and it’s bigger and better. But it’s true – the ASCE Innovation Contest is back, and it is bigger and better. Fresh off…Read More >>

Members of the Baton Rouge Branch gut a flood-damaged house. PHOTO: Kirk Lowery
September 9, 2016

ASCE members continue to step up when their communities are down. Last month’s record-breaking floods in Baton Rouge, LA, inspired one member’s hands-on rescue efforts, and members of the Baton Rouge Branch have organized recovery…Read More >>

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith
September 7, 2016

The public trusts civil engineers to protect their health, safety, and welfare. This special societal role requires integrity, trust, and excellence, which civil engineers demonstrate and maintain through professional licensure and continuing education throughout their…Read More >>

September 2, 2016

In the face of organized opposition from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), ASCE 7-16 Chair Ron Hamburger, S.E., P.E., SECB, F.SEI, is urging ASCE members to contact their local building officials to ask…Read More >>

Dream Big Contest winner Rocio Rodriguez, P.E., M.ASCE, hangs out with the film's director Greg MacGillivray on Laguna Beach. PHOTO: Barbara MacGillivray
September 2, 2016

Rocio Rodriguez, one of three winners in ASCE’s Dream Big Contest, flew to California last week, bringing her family, to watch an early cut of ASCE’s forthcoming IMAX film, Dream Big: Engineering Wonders of the…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure
October 25, 2016

Over the past few weeks we’ve shared information about key infrastructure measures that will appear on a handful of statewide ballots. Now it’s time to look even closer to home at key questions that will be asked at the local level. Transportation funding, transit in particular, is a common ballot question this fall in major...


October 20, 2016

Earlier this week, the Center for American Progress(CAP) released a report on U.S. dams, Aging Dams and Clogged Rivers: An Infrastructure Plan for U.S. Waterways. The report makes the economic case for the need to increase investment in our infrastructure, citing ASCE’s Failure to Act economic study that found we’re currently paying about half our...


October 18, 2016

Question 6  is a statewide ballot measure that asks voters to consider whether the state may issue $100 million in bonds for transportation and other infrastructure projects. This is the third time in recent years that Maine voters will be asked to make a significant investment in the state. Each of the previous measures passed...


October 10, 2016

Proposition 53 is a statewide ballot measure that asks voters to consider whether the state may sell revenue bonds for projects expected to cost over $2 billion.  This ballot measure would specifically apply to all projects financed, owned, operated, or managed by the state as well as those of joint agencies formed between the state and...


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