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June 10, 2016

With this week’s 2016 ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition at the University of Texas at Tyler, Oscar Antommattei returns to his roots. Nearly two decades after taking part in Concrete Canoe as a participant and…Read More >>

Ethics WEB FEAT
June 9, 2016

Do what’s right or do what’s easy? “No matter what you’re doing in engineering, you’ll come across that question,” said Greg Scott, P.E., M.ASCE. Ethical considerations confront all engineers, at times even becoming newsworthy, as…Read More >>

June 8, 2016

This guest column is by David Lutz, P.E., M.ASCE, manager of the geotechnical and tunneling group for the southwest U.S. for WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff in Dallas, TX. Imagine being at a new job on your first…Read More >>

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June 7, 2016

As part of our newly coordinated global strategy to more aggressively advance ASCE’s goals internationally, Executive Director Tom Smith and I traveled to South Africa, to meet with leaders to discuss a myriad of different…Read More >>

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith
June 6, 2016

“Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” – Vince Lombardi Every person stands to benefit from teamwork, whether it…Read More >>

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June 3, 2016

ASCE’s 2017 President-Elect will be Kristina L. Swallow, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE, of Las Vegas, as chosen by a majority of Society members in a month-long officers election that closed June 1. Swallow will be…Read More >>

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January 19, 2018

This week, the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment held a hearing entitled “America’s Water Resources Infrastructure: Approaches to Enhanced Delivery Systems.” Witnesses at the hearing included Major General Donald E. Jackson, the Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...

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January 19, 2018

On January 18, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted business leaders, policymakers, association presidents, investors and workforce leaders for the “America’s Infrastructure Summit: Time to Modernize.” In conjunction with the Summit, the U.S. Chamber released a set of recommendations for policymakers to consider as they begin developing a comprehensive infrastructure package. These recommendations included the...

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January 12, 2018

America’s infrastructure network is the backbone of our economy. Every day, our roads, bridges, rails, inland waterways, transit systems and more move millions of people and goods from origin to destination. Infrastructure enables us to get to work, school, and leisure activities, and facilitates trade. The role infrastructure plays in supporting the economy and preserving...

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January 11, 2018

On Wednesday, the Problem Solvers Caucus, a bipartisan group of 24 republican and 24 democrat U.S. House Members released “Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure,” a report detailing points of bipartisan consensus on policies to improve the nation’s infrastructure. Rep. John Katko (R-NY) and Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT) led the Infrastructure Working Group that identified places of agreement...

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