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The Leadership Imperative

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May 7, 2015

This letter, from a father to a son, was written by professional engineer Bob Breeze upon his son’s graduation as a mechanical engineer. The letter was published in a collection entitled, Letters to Young Engineers,…Read More >>

ASCE News

May 4, 2015

Across this country, the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of our roads, bridges, canals, dams, and water systems depends on a collaboration of federal, state, and local support. The importance of the work we…Read More >>

Promote the Profession

May 1, 2015

April marks the birth of American civil engineer John Frank Stevens, a pioneer responsible for the construction of several key Western U.S. railroads and the building of the Panama Canal. Born near West Gardiner, Maine,…Read More >>

President's Perspective

Durbar Square, Paton, Nepal
April 30, 2015

As you probably know, on Saturday, April 25, a devastating earthquake rocked Nepal, flattening densely populated areas surrounding Kathmandu. The Nepalese people are dealing with tremendous loss of life and destruction of homes, historic sites…Read More >>

The Leadership Imperative

April 23, 2015

Globalization, developments in technology, and new business models are changing the way products and services are conceived, designed, produced, and distributed around the world. These forces are also transforming work and operations in manufacturing. Increasingly,…Read More >>

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ASCE News

April 21, 2015

A team of students from the University of Florida (UF) was honored with the ASCE Sustainable Development Award at the Environmental Protection Agency’s EPA P3 (People, Prosperity, and the Planet) Award Competition on April 11-12,…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure

Save America's Infrastructure

July 01, 2015

Contributed by Jason Magalen, P.E., M.ASCE, Oregon Section ASCE President 2014-2015 Oregon has a history of being a trailblazer when it comes to funding the cost of surface transportation. It was the first state to enact a fuel tax back in 1919 and didn’t stop there.  Over the decades the state has completed a number of studies...

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Save America's Infrastructure

July 01, 2015

“Test your Infrastructure I.Q.” is a quiz to help you learn more about our nation’s infrastructure. The quiz is a fun, interactive tool and covers 16 frameworks of American infrastructure: energy, schools, public parks & recreation, transit, roads, rail, ports, inland waterways, bridges, aviation, wastewater, solid waste, levees, hazardous waste, drinking water and dams. If...

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Save America's Infrastructure

June 29, 2015

The Highway Trust Fund (HTF) was set up in 1956 to fund the build and maintain a transportation network nationwide. Today, it is the national bank account for roads, bridges and transit that reimburses states for eligible projects. Inaction by Congress has put the Highway Trust Fund in jeopardy, and with a month left before...

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Save America's Infrastructure

June 26, 2015

With a new surface transportation re-authorization bill on the table, the process to pass a long-term bill before Congress’ July 31 deadline is materializing. This week the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee passed a six-year, $278 billion surface transportation reauthorization bill called the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy (DRIVE) Act....

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