ASCE Roundup

Promote the Profession

August 16, 2013

    John Matteo, P.E., M.ASCE, certainly did! Matteo recently got to recharge his batteries in Old Town Alexandria, VA, talking to summer camp kids about structural engineering.  He was invited to help show students…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

August 15, 2013

I’m back! My apologies for the long unannounced sabbatical from my regular blogging. I hadn’t planned to take such a hiatus, but finally it seems life caught up to me. In recent months, I’ve seen…Read More >>

President's Perspective

August 15, 2013

Through our series of meetings thus far in India, Executive Director Pat Natale and I have been exploring opportunities to advance the civil engineering profession in a part of the world teeming with infrastructure development….Read More >>

ASCE News

August 14, 2013

At its October 8-9 meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina, the ASCE Board of Direction will consider amendments to the Society’s Bylaws related to the At-Large Director nominating process (7.4 Nomination of At-Large Directors). ASCE’s Constitution…Read More >>

ASCE News

ASCE/CI's Student Days construction site field trip
August 14, 2013

Thirty-six civil engineering students from universities across the U.S. were given the unique challenge of competing in teams to produce the best bid for a city’s request for proposal (RFP) to reconstruct a collapsed sewer…Read More >>

ASCE News

ASCE's Seattle Section commissioned panels to be displayed
August 9, 2013

Charles Hinckley Baker had a vision. An unemployed engineer, Baker believed that he could bring affordable electricity to Seattle by harnessing Snoqualmie Falls to generate hydroelectric power. Although used in every household today, electricity transmitted…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure

Save America's Infrastructure

July 30, 2015

During the last two months, the Senate made good use of its time to craft a multi-year surface transportation bill with an increase in funding. As is often the way for Congress, it still came down to the wire. For over a week, the U.S. Senate has been in a mad dash to complete its...

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Save America's Infrastructure

July 29, 2015

Traffic jams and project backlogs aren’t problems that will be going away any time soon as the Highway Trust Fund is once again headed towards insolvency. However, in spite of a lack of federal support for better transportation networks, some innovations are propelling transportation into new areas and changing the game as we know it....

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Save America's Infrastructure

July 27, 2015

Two weeks ago, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would fund federal transportation projects through mid-December to avoid the July 31 legislative deadline.  While this would divert a summer construction catastrophe, delaying Congressional agreement on a multi-year path forward is not an ideal option because short-term extensions make it difficult to plan...

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Save America's Infrastructure

July 24, 2015

With one week left until the Highway Trust Fund expires, the Senate is kicking it into high gear to agree on a long-term surface transportation bill, even when it means working weekends. ASCE supports swift passage of the bill the Senate is currently considering, which includes, at its core, ASCE’s favored legislation the DRIVE Act,...

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