The Emerging Engineer

July 22, 2014

Identifying and responding appropriately to the different personality types of colleagues and clients is important as your career advances. Initially I viewed personality assessments as one half-step more serious than the Chinese Zodiac – kudos…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

July 22, 2014

A few weeks ago, a new report from CG/LA Infrastructure and Autodesk offered a six-point plan to address the dismal D+ grade from our 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. As Rep. John Delaney (D-MD)…Read More >>

ASCE News

July 18, 2014

At its meeting July 12-13, the ASCE Board of Direction endorsed a bold recommendation from the Industry Leaders Council aimed at reducing the life-cycle cost of infrastructure by 50% within 10 years. This “grand challenge” would demonstrate…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

July 18, 2014

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a short-term bill to keep the Highway Trust Fund up and running until May 2015. While Democrats were hesitant about the proposal, ultimately the bill passed with bipartisan…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

July 17, 2014

Washington, D.C. — The following is a statement from Randall (Randy) S. Over, P.E., F.ASCE, president, ASCE on the Build America Investment Initiative: “Today’s action by President Obama to launch the Build America Investment Initiative…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

July 17, 2014

      In 2013, Pennsylvania stepped up to start addressing these problems with a transportation funding package, but even with it, there’s still more work to be done than the funding that’s available.  Also,…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

July 15, 2014

Washington, D.C. —The following is a statement from Patrick Natale, P.E., Executive Director of The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) on the passage of H.R. 5021 in the U.S. House of Representatives: “Today, the…Read More >>

ASCE News

OREGON OregonAnniversary
July 15, 2014

On September 13, 2012, three historic bridges – the Broadway, Hawthorne, and Steel – that carried people across the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon, for over a century were dedicated as ASCE local historical landmarks for…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

July 14, 2014

Aging buildings and energy costs are two of a school’s most concerning issues, but not for Warren County, Kentucky’s Richardsville Elementary School after a sustainable redesign that now has the school selling energy back to…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

July 11, 2014

Congress returned to Washington this week with the Highway Trust Fund on the agenda. The Senate Finance Committee offers a bipartisan proposal by Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon and Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah. The…Read More >>