The Oregon State steel bridge team tests its span. PHOTO: Judy Liu
April 13, 2017

It’s Student Conference season for ASCE Student Chapter members on steel-bridge and concrete canoe teams, the chance to turn a school year of hard work into a coveted spot in the upcoming 2017 national competitions….Read More >>

New Hampshire Section Board of Directors at the state report card release, from left: Vice President Marisa DiBiaso, Clerk Logan Johnson, President-Elect Matthew O'Brien, President Thalia Valkanos, and Treasurer Nicholas Golon. PHOTO: New Hampshire Section Younger Member Co-Chair Timothy Dunn
April 7, 2017

A month after ASCE’s 2017 Infrastructure Report Card graded the country’s infrastructure with a cumulative D-plus, the New Hampshire Section released its state Report Card, April 5. The results were not much better – an…Read More >>

April 5, 2017

The key is community. DiscoverE today announced ASCE members Chad Norvell and Margarita Kovalchuk among its 2017 New Faces of Engineering, Professional and College editions. Both Norvell and Kovalchuk have made community a focus of…Read More >>

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith
April 5, 2017

The scientific community uses a strong network of shared data and peer review to enlighten scientists and bolster the quality of their research across the globe. In engineering, it is similarly imperative that ideas and…Read More >>

April 5, 2017

I am not currently in a position where I’m involved in the hiring process for a civil engineering company, but have been in the past, and wanted to answer the following question that I recently…Read More >>

The Holland Tunnel connects New York City with Jersey City, NJ.
March 31, 2017

March marks the anniversary of the birth of Clifford Holland, the engineer who designed the 1.5-mile-long tunnel that bears his name, connecting New York City and Jersey City, NJ, under the Hudson River. Clifford Milburn…Read More >>

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May 26, 2017

On May 23, 2017, President Donald Trump released his budget request for Fiscal Year 2018, which follows the blueprint, or “skinny,” budget released in March 2017. The proposal cuts funding for all federal departments except the Department of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Homeland Security. The agency with the largest percentage decrease in funding is the...


May 15, 2017

The fifth annual Infrastructure Week is underway.  More than 100 events are being held around the country this week, with the goal of elevating infrastructure as a critical issue impacting all Americans. Things kicked off Monday morning with an event at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, featuring Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Los Angeles Mayor Eric...


May 10, 2017

For the first time in 30 years South Carolina will increase its gas tax.  With a resounding veto override South Carolina joins California, Indiana, Montana, and Tennessee as the 5th state to raise the gas tax in 2017 and 22nd state since 2013. The package was a few legislative sessions in the making and the...


May 01, 2017

President Donald Trump gave the idea of raising the federal gas tax a boost today, saying in an interview with Bloomberg News that raising the tax to fund infrastructure is “something that I would certainly consider.” So far this Congress, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (OR-3) has introduced legislation to raise the federal gas tax, while fellow...


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