July 14, 2016

For civil engineering to keep up with what society expects of us, innovation is essential. You’d be hard-pressed to find disagreement with that sentiment. The question becomes how can we spark, foster, and implement innovative solutions? The…Read More >>

Fourth and fifth graders at a Lewisville, TX, elementary school learned from Dallas Branch leaders why civil engineering is a great career.
July 13, 2016

For a fourth straight year, the St. Louis Section has been recognized for taking ASCE’s commitment to diversity and inclusion to the local level. The Section is among seven recipients of ASCE’s Section and Branch Diversity Awards….Read More >>

July 13, 2016

In assisting civil engineers with their professional development efforts over the years, I have had many civil engineers ask me if it is worth their while to invest their money in attending industry conferences, especially if…Read More >>

Dallas Little Jr. is the editor of the forthcoming ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part B: Pavements.
July 11, 2016

ASCE will debut a journal next year that will fill a void in covering “the scientific and engineering issues of pavement engineering … specifically with the pavement infrastructure,” said Dallas Little Jr., editor of the…Read More >>

Richard Woodruff celebrates his 100th birthday with the Village Creek Society.
July 7, 2016

One of ASCE’s longest tenured members has died, a professional who continued giving of his engineering abilities to projects in Alabama long after retirement. Richard Shaul Woodruff, who joined ASCE in 1937 as a student…Read More >>

July 6, 2016

Every February, Engineers Week celebrates the great achievements of engineers, but next year, the week will be truly big – as in ASCE’s giant-screen IMAX movie, Dream Big: Engineering Wonders of the World, which has…Read More >>

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August 25, 2016

Today marks the 100th anniversary of an American treasure: the National Park Service (NPS). With 412 areas covering more than 84 million acres, located in every state, the National Park System includes national parks, monuments, battlefields, military parks, historical parks and sites, lakeshores, seashores, recreation areas, scenic rivers and trails, and the White House. In...


August 19, 2016

According to the Chicago Tribune, Americans spent about $15 billion in fares on public transit in 2014. Public transit use has been steadily growing over the past few decades, with ridership increasing by nearly 39 percent since 1995. Yet, according to a recent article in Forbes, more and more people are losing confidence in public...


August 17, 2016

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a new report surveying the progress the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have made carrying out the National Levee Safety Program. The conclusion: the Agencies “have made little progress in implementing key national levee-safety-related activities required in the Water Resources Reform and Development...


August 16, 2016

With the 2016 Summer Olympics in full swing, water quality is at the forefront of viewers’ minds. Obstacles of polluted water, trash and pollution-related illness are hindering the Olympic games and remind us all of how critical clean water and effective water treatment is to the health and welfare of society. In contrast to Brazil,...


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