Save America's Infrastructure

January 16, 2015

  With Congress mapping out transportation plans for the upcoming year and the increasing need for infrastructure investment, it is critical that lawmakers work expeditiously and in a bipartisan manner to address our nation’s dire…Read More >>

Sustainable Engineering

Harriet Tregoning (HUD), Joel Beauvais (EPA) and Carlos Monje (DOT), discuss the vision for the interagency Partnership for Sustainable  Communities
January 16, 2015

How much stronger would our economy be if there were communities where good jobs, quality schools and effective transportation existed all together?  The vision for creating sustainable communities actually borrows some of the best features…Read More >>

ASCE News

January 15, 2015

The critical infrastructure systems that are the mainstay of our nation’s economy, security, and health are interdependent – for example, the water supply system of a community is dependent on the pumping stations and they, in…Read More >>

Technical Notes

January 13, 2015

ASCE is seeking members to serve on a committee to develop standards for blast resistance design and construction of new and existing structures. The committee that will undertake this task is being reconstituted, with the…Read More >>

ASCE News

January 13, 2015

For their historical significance, special uniqueness in design and construction, and technical characteristics, ASCE’s Board of Direction has designated the Bonnet Carré Spillway in St. Charles Parrish, Louisiana, as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, and…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

January 9, 2015

It’s a new year, and with a new Congress in session, there is hope that a federal funding solution for infrastructure can soon be reached. Congress has given us reasons to be optimistic, with more…Read More >>

ASCE News

January 9, 2015

Norma Jean Mattei, Ph.D., P.E., F.SEI.,  M.ASCE, and Thomas R. Walther, P.E., F.ASCE, have been selected by the Board of Direction’s Nominating Committee as the 2 official nominees for the position of ASCE president-elect. ASCE’s election, which…Read More >>

ASCE News

Marcellus Pitts, Civil Engineering Club mentor and coordinator in the Cobb County School System, directs one of the students working on the Marietta High School Haiti Building Container Project. Photo Credit: Marcellus Pitts
January 8, 2015

Since its discovery by Christopher Columbus in 1492, the Republic of Haiti has endured a long history of natural disasters that have destroyed countless structures, killed thousands, and left millions homeless. The resulting economic and humanitarian…Read More >>

Promote the Profession

January 8, 2015

December marked the anniversary of the opening of the Arroyo Seco Parkway between Los Angeles and Pasadena, California. Opened to traffic December 10, 1938, and completed December 30, 1940, the Arroyo Seco Parkway, also known…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

January 1, 2015

Shh! Don’t tell my clients, but I split my effort on about 35 projects in 2014. They’ve ranged in scope and complexity. Not a single one involved a stadium or a high rise – the…Read More >>