Save America's Infrastructure

August 1, 2012

Yesterday, Georgia voters went to the polls and voted on, among other things, whether to impose a new 10-year Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (T-SPLOST). The referenda offered Georgians an opportunity to vote…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

July 31, 2012

This summer vacation I traveled to South Florida. The timing was certainly out of season. However, given the heat wave striking the Midwest, I joked that I was going south to escape the heat. In…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

July 30, 2012

Last week, the Mississippi Section Report Card for the state’s infrastructure was featured in a front-page article in the Jackson Courier-Journal and Acey Roberts, P.E., M.ASCE, chair of the Report Card Committee, was interviewed on…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

July 26, 2012

The Sustainability Committee of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Structural Engineering Institute (ASCE-SEI) has re-launched their website with a new, more dynamic and interactive format. The goal of the new website is to provide…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

July 25, 2012

On July 31st, voters in Georgia will head to the polls to vote on a referendum important to both the people of Georgia and the Civil Engineering Profession. Each of Georgia’s 12 economic development regions…Read More >>

President's Perspective

July 25, 2012

As a civil engineer, you probably follow local media coverage of infrastructure and related topics of concern to the profession, or at least sit up and take notice when there is such coverage. Do those…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

July 23, 2012

The Obama Administration has announced that as part of its “We Can’t Wait” initiative, seven nationally and regionally significant infrastructure projects will be expedited to help modernize and expand five major ports in the United…Read More >>

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Promote the Profession

July 23, 2012

Now in its 10th year, the Future City competition for kids in grades 6–8 is gearing up for another season of challenging kids to imagine, design and build cities of the future. This school based…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

July 19, 2012

Senators Daniel K. Akaka (D-HI), John Boozman (R-AR), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Mike Crapo (R-ID) introduced the Dam Safety Act of 2012 on June 29. The last bill authorizing spending for the national dam safety…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

July 18, 2012

Add social media to your engineering toolbox with an ASCE webinar. ASCE has created a webinar from the sustainable social media panel hosted at last year’s annual conference. Recall the September 12, 2011 post about…Read More >>