Bruce Ellingwood is the 2017 OPAL Award winner in education.
January 12, 2017

Bruce Ellingwood has a plaque hanging in the study of his Colorado home. On it are the signatures of 33 Ph.D. students whom he has advised and mentored. “I think it’s the most treasured possession…Read More >>

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January 12, 2017

Congratulations to ASCE’s 2017 class of New Faces of Civil Engineering – College. Make a mental note of the names of these 10 budding engineers. They’re already demonstrating the potential to lead the profession to…Read More >>

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January 10, 2017

ASCE’s Dream Big dream has been more than a decade in the making. But the wait is nearly over. In little more than a month, Dream Big: Engineering Our World debuts in museums and theaters…Read More >>

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January 6, 2017

ASCE members elected to Fellow status have made celebrated contributions and developed creative solutions that have enhanced lives. Fewer than 3.5 percent of Society members hold this prestigious honor. The most recent members elevated to…Read More >>

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ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith
January 6, 2017

The wait is almost over for the giant-screen film Dream Big: Engineering Our World. The giant-screen film, presented by Bechtel and produced by MacGillivray Freeman Films in partnership with ASCE, premieres Feb. 15 at the…Read More >>

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January 6, 2017

Born and raised on Chicago’s South Side, Anne Bigane Wilson has weathered more than her fair share of harsh winters, which wouldn’t be so bad except that she is an asphalt paving contractor. “It gets…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure
February 17, 2017

Romantic dates, the Grammy awards and celebrating black history are not the only milestones of this week; the Oroville dam crisis in California and the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA)’s 2017 national bridge report are drawing equal media attention. The recent Oroville dam crisis in California, captured by sources like National Geographic, Los...

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February 16, 2017

Wednesday, the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security convened their first hearing of the 115th Congress. “Moving America: Stakeholder Perspectives on our Multimodal Transportation System” was billed as an opportunity for stakeholders to discuss strategies for improving the efficiency and safety of the nation’s multimodal freight network. In...

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February 13, 2017

When it comes to infrastructure funding, peer pressure isn’t a bad thing. Over the last several years 19 states have taken it upon themselves to generate new revenue to fund their surface transportation infrastructure. While 2016 session did not rise to match the flurry of activity seen in 2015, and years prior, many states did...

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February 10, 2017

When it comes to our nation’s infrastructure needs, nobody is unaffected. While lawmakers may  authorize funding, the conditions of local roads, bridges and transit impact all Americans.. To make the best decisions with limited funding dollars many state DOTs and other infrastructure owners are seeking community input for improving infrastructure. In Arizona, the Arizona Department...

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