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ASCE News

August 6, 2013

While renewing your membership this year, consider making a gift to support some of ASCE’s vital programs. By simply adding the ASCE Foundation as a line on your renewal form, your contribution will help support…Read More >>

President's Perspective

ASCE-abroad
August 2, 2013

I’m taking a break from packing to let you know how much I am looking forward to representing you the members, whether in the U.S. or wherever you practice, on my official international trip for…Read More >>

ASCE News

July 31, 2013

If as a civil engineer you were asked to inspect and assess an existing waterfront facility located nearshore, on the waterfront, or at an inland location exposed to fresh or salt water, and constructed of…Read More >>

ASCE News

Photo of two award winners of ASCE's sponsored, 2013 DiscoverEEducator Awards
July 31, 2013

The future of the engineering profession received a boost when the National Engineers Week Foundation announced the 3 winners of the 2013 DiscoverE Educator Awards on June 3. Now in its 2nd year, the program…Read More >>

ASCE News

July 31, 2013

At the ASCE Board of Direction meeting in Traverse City, Michigan, July 12-13, the board approved a fiscal 2014 operating budget that provides funding for the Society’s 3 strategic initiatives – sustainability, infrastructure, and Raise…Read More >>

Promote the Profession

July 31, 2013

In my last post, I mentioned infographics as another form of visual content that helps boost website traffic.  Today I want to talk a little more about the value of infographics and how to create…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure

Save America's Infrastructure

July 02, 2015

With Independence Day around the corner, now is a good time to reflect upon the freedoms we have enjoyed for the past 239 years. To this day, our national interstate highway system represents the freedom of mobility that we enjoy as Americans. This holiday weekend, AAA is predicting that nearly 42 million Americans will travel...

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Save America's Infrastructure

July 01, 2015

Contributed by Jason Magalen, P.E., M.ASCE, Oregon Section ASCE President 2014-2015 Oregon has a history of being a trailblazer when it comes to funding the cost of surface transportation. It was the first state to enact a fuel tax back in 1919 and didn’t stop there.  Over the decades the state has completed a number of studies...

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Save America's Infrastructure

July 01, 2015

“Test your Infrastructure I.Q.” is a quiz to help you learn more about our nation’s infrastructure. The quiz is a fun, interactive tool and covers 16 categories of American infrastructure: energy, schools, public parks & recreation, transit, roads, rail, ports, inland waterways, bridges, aviation, wastewater, solid waste, levees, hazardous waste, drinking water and dams. If you...

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Save America's Infrastructure

June 29, 2015

The Highway Trust Fund (HTF) was set up in 1956 to fund the build and maintain a transportation network nationwide. Today, it is the national bank account for roads, bridges and transit that reimburses states for eligible projects. Inaction by Congress has put the Highway Trust Fund in jeopardy, and with a month left before...

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