ASCE News

February 21, 2013

At a meeting held via conference call on January 22, the members of the Board of Direction approved revisions to two important ASCE policies, namely, Policy 480 (“Water Infrastructure and Facilities Construction Funding”) and Policy…Read More >>

ASCE News

February 21, 2013

Civil engineers in this country will face a variety of challenges in the future, among them meeting the needs of a growing population, rehabilitating the nation’s infrastructure, giving the built environment sufficient resilience to withstand…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

February 21, 2013

Last week ASCE sent a Key Alert to its members in Wisconsin urging passage of legislation that would allow an amendment to the state constitution to protect transportation funding.  The passed measure, Assembly Joint Resolution…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

February 20, 2013

Freshman Member of Congress, John Delaney (D-MD), recently announced that he will be introducing an infrastructure funding bill which would create the Office of Infrastructure Investment and the American Infrastructure Fund. The proposal would develop…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

February 19, 2013

The US Chamber of Commerce held a Transportation and Infrastructure Summit this last Wednesday. The event highlighted the need to invest in our nation’s infrastructure and the effects that those investments have on the economy. The…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

February 18, 2013

This past weekend my wife and I took a short vacation to Galena, IL to practice our snowboarding in advance an upcoming trip to Colorado. We were encouraged by friends who recommended Chestnut Mountain, a…Read More >>

Promote the Profession

February 15, 2013

Greetings from the International Space Station! I’m, Commander of Expedition 34. Congratulations on the 62nd observance of National Engineers Week. This week, volunteers from engineering societies and professional organizations are stimulating interest in math and…Read More >>

ASCE News

February 15, 2013

The theme of Engineers Week this year is “Celebrate Awesome!” The week of February 17–23 highlights the important role of engineers in society and celebrates the awesome things they do every day to make the…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

February 14, 2013

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a hearing on Wednesday to examine the federal role in infrastructure.  The hearing came the day after President Obama proclaimed in his State of the Union address that…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

February 13, 2013

The following is a statement from Gregory E. DiLoreto, P.E., P.L.S, D.WRE, president of The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), regarding President Obama’s State of the Union address: “As stewards of our nation’s infrastructure,…Read More >>