ASCE News

May 24, 2013

After 100 years, Richard Woodruff, P.E., F.ASCE says he has finally found his niche as a civil engineer. Following a long and successful career building dams throughout Alabama, Woodruff, who turned 100 on March 22,…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

May 24, 2013

The House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials heard testimony on Tuesday from witnesses regarding federal subsidies for passenger rail service provided by Amtrak. Over the past few years, Amtrak’s ridership has increased dramatically,…Read More >>

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ASCE News

May 23, 2013

The American Society of Civil Engineers expresses its condolences to all affected by the stunning devastation unleashed by the tornado that struck Moore, Okla., on Monday, May 20. According to leaders of ASCE’s Oklahoma Section…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

May 22, 2013

Congressman John Delaney today introduced the bipartisan Partnership to Build America Act. The legislation would finance the rebuilding of our country’s transportation, energy, communications, water, and education infrastructure through the creation of the American Infrastructure…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

May 22, 2013

According to civil engineers in Kansas and Missouri, the states have an imperative to improve their inadequate infrastructure systems if they hope to boost their economies. Today marks the release of both the 2013 Report…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

May 21, 2013

Washington’s transportation infrastructure has significant needs according to a new report by the Seattle Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The new report, titled the 2013 Report Card for Washington’s Infrastructure, awarded…Read More >>

ASCE News

Image of the 2013 White House Champions of Change
May 16, 2013

“How many people in the course of their careers are acknowledged by the President of the United States for making a significant impact with what they do and then get the opportunity to actually sit…Read More >>

Promote the Profession

May 16, 2013

  Yesterday, the Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act (S. 601). The final $12 billion package includes several of ASCE top priorities for WRDA such as the reauthorization of the National Dam Safety Program,…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

May 15, 2013

ASCE applauds the Senate today for passing the Water Resources Development Act (S. 601). The 83 – 14 vote on final passage caps off a huge bipartisan effort from Environment and Public Works Chairman Barbara…Read More >>

ASCE News

Aerial map of extreme weather, Hurricane Sandy, which made landfall in the area, Oct. 29, 2012
May 14, 2013

Sea level rise brought on by a changing climate and the increasing frequency of extreme storms have exposed metropolitan areas throughout the U.S. to both the long- and short-term threat of major flooding. In the…Read More >>