Save America's Infrastructure

February 28, 2012

Our friends at the American Water Works Association (AWWA) have just released a new comprehensive report echoing the call for investment in water infrastructure. They found that the massive investment needed for buried drinking-water infrastructure…Read More >>

Promote the Profession

February 27, 2012

Every year, ASCE takes advantage of the stage that is National Engineers Week to mount an aggressive push to raise the public profile of civil engineers. What’s truly impressive are the lengths that many local…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

February 24, 2012

This week we’re featuring another guest blogger. Michael Murphy is a graduate student at the University of Illinois. He is pursuing a Masters of Architecture with structures option. The degree will allow him to eventually…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

February 16, 2012

Regional differences should be greater. This past weekend I traveled to Phoenix. In comparison to Chicago, the Southwest geography and climate could not be more different. Despite enjoying a mild winter in the Midwest, we…Read More >>

President's Perspective

February 9, 2012

On an official ASCE President’s trip last week to the University of Michigan, I had a great experience meeting the inspiring civil engineering students there and touring the university’s labs. There, I was exposed to…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

February 8, 2012

The Senate Finance Committee put the last puzzle piece in place last night when they voted the revenue portions of S. 1813, MAP-21, out of committee. The committee voted 17-6, with four Republicans voting with…Read More >>

Promote the Profession

February 6, 2012

President Obama’s 2012 State of the Union address presented ideas and a vision that is supportive of the agenda and message of National Engineers Week.    The President highlighted the importance of an American workforce…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

February 4, 2012

My current project is currently in an intensive coordination phase. Each of the last several Tuesday’s the design team has meet to resolve numerous conflicts in the design. The structural design must accommodate many unforeseen…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

February 2, 2012

Not long after we posted about promising developments with the House surface transportation reauthorization bill, the story took a startling turn. It was announced that the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee is proposing to…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure

February 2, 2012

It’s been a whirlwind week in Washington, D.C. for transportation as both the House and the Senate try to build momentum to pass much-needed reauthorization bills. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee unveiled their American Energy…Read More >>