Save America's Infrastructure

Truthout.org
April 3, 2015

With the Grow America Act gaining national attention and an increasing number of states raising their gas tax, our nation’s infrastructure funding needs are being addressed more intentionally. However, with the federal surface transportation bill…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

April 2, 2015

To successfully save America’s infrastructure, the U.S. needs strong leaders dedicated to investing in our roads, bridges, water pipes, levees and other infrastructure. Two such lawmakers who exhibit bold leadership and resolve to improve our…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

April 1, 2015

During a recent interview with Politico’s Mike Allen, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx noted that the nation’s transportation system is “in a huge ditch.” Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) unveiled its idea…Read More >>

ASCE News

March 31, 2015

Jessica Morrison, a freelance journalist in Washington, D.C., was honored with ASCE’s 2015 Excellence in Journalism Award for the article “How Engineers Use Ground Freezing to Build Bigger, Safer and Deeper,” which appeared in NOVA Next…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

Congressman Earl Blumenauer with ASCE President Bob Stevens, PhD,PE (Photo Credit: David Hathcox)
March 30, 2015

“Let’s win this for our country,” proclaimed ASCE President Robert D. Stevens, PhD, PE to a room of nearly 200 ASCE members who descended on the nation’s capital to encourage members of Congress to fix…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

2013 Report Card Logo
March 27, 2015

Two years ago this month, we released our 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. Our nation’s D+ infrastructure grade is critical to share as we advocate for infrastructure investment, especially given the Highway Trust Fund…Read More >>

ASCE News

March 27, 2015

The leaders of civil engineering broke out black ties and evening gowns Thursday night for ASCE’s annual springtime celebration of outstanding people and projects  – the OPAL Gala. The event feted the lifetime achievements of…Read More >>

ASCE News

March 26, 2015

ASCE presented the Charles Pankow Award for Innovation to Pile Dynamics Inc.’s Thermal Integrity Profiler at its annual OPAL Gala March 26. The Pankow Award recognizes the introduction of innovative civil engineering ideas into practice….Read More >>

ASCE News

The Halley VI Research Station can negotiate Antarctica's terrain by means of ski-mounted hydraulic legs.
March 26, 2015

ASCE’s Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award winner for 2015 is the flexible, portable Halley VI Antarctic Research Station, announced Thursday evening at the Society’s OPAL Gala in the nation’s capital region. Designed by AECOM of…Read More >>

ASCE News

The 2015 Charles Pankow Award for Innovation was presented March 26 to Thermal Integrity Profiler by ASCE.  Left to Right:  Tom Smith, Executive Director, ASCE; Ron Klemencic, Charles Pankow Award for Innovation Selection Committee Chair; Gray Mullins, Department of Civil Engineering, University of South Florida, representing Thermal Integrity Profiler; Mark Perniconi, Charles Pankow Foundation; Bob Stevens, 2015 President, ASCE.    Photo: David Hathcox for ASCE
March 25, 2015

Pile Dynamics Inc.’s Thermal Integrity Profiler (TIP) is the winner of ASCE’s 2015 Charles Pankow Award for Innovation. TIP is based on a technology that uses the heat generated by curing cement (hydration energy) to…Read More >>