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Representative, Robert C. Krebs, testifies before the Vermont Board of Professional Engineering. Photo Credit: Mark W. Killgore
February 12, 2015

Five ASCE members, including Vermont Section President Bernard T. Gagnon, P.E., M.ASCE, testified in support of increased education requirements for the licensed civil engineer of the future during an informational hearing held February 5 by…Read More >>

ASCE News

February 12, 2015

Dubbed the “oldest bottleneck in U.S. history” by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Colton Crossing which was built in 1883 is an “at grade” rail-to-rail intersection situated in Colton, California, hosting an average of 125 crossings daily, making it one of the nation’s busiest and most congested railroad crossings in the U.S.

Save America's Infrastructure

February 11, 2015

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate Commerce Transportation subcommittee held a hearing on the role of U.S. ports, titled “Keeping Goods Moving.” Recently, the west coast ports have experienced major backups. These delays and their economic…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

February 9, 2015

As Congress continues the debate on the best way to #FixTheTrustFund and modernize America’s roads, bridges, and transit, USDOT Sec. Foxx and Transportation & Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster are heading to Twitter for a bipartisan…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

February 6, 2015

Between the USDOT’s 30-year transportation funding plan, Obama’s 2016 budget featuring the GROW AMERICA act and testimonies of transit needs in the media, our nation’s beleaguered infrastructure is getting some much-needed attention. One blaring example…Read More >>

ASCE News

February 5, 2015

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected 67 new members and 12 foreign members, bringing the total U.S. membership to 2,263 and the number of foreign members to 221. Election to the National Academy…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

February 5, 2015

Twenty-two years ago ‘I Will Always Love You’ was the top song on the Billboard charts, a loaf of bread cost $0.75, and Unforgiven won the Oscar for Best Picture. A lot has changed since…Read More >>

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February 4, 2015

As part of ASCE’s Global Strategy, President Robert Stevens and I will be traveling to India and the United Arab Emirates later this month to further develop our overall international activities and relationships. As I am sure…Read More >>

ASCE News

February 3, 2015

Can anyone dare deny the importance of a well-photographed bridge? Photography can be the perfect medium to allow a person to communicate with the world and share his or her vision of what they think is…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure

February 3, 2015

With the frequency of short-term funding and authorization patches for the Highway Trust Fund lately, it may seem that a long-term outlook for our transportation system is not top-of-mind. However, the U.S. Department of Transportation…Read More >>