July 10, 2014

On May 5, 2014, the Philippines Hurricane Yolanda Structural Analysis (PHYSA) field team of 7 civil engineers began a week-long, post-disaster damage assessment of the impacted regions on Leyte and Samar islands. Below you will…Read More >>

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Sears Tower
July 9, 2014

Approximately 1.5 million tourists visit the Willis Tower Skydeck each year. Few of them will glimpse the original Sears tower. The North Lawndale neighborhood of Chicago was once home to Sears original world headquarters. In…Read More >>

One of the many interviews I gave to local media
July 7, 2014

If you’ve never been to one of ASCE’s National Concrete Canoe Competitions, I have to tell you it was very serious fun! Hanging out with the students, advisors, sponsors and hosts was special for me…Read More >>

Jardine water purification plant, bottom left
July 2, 2014

Adjacent to Chicago’s Navy Pier, the Jardine water purification plant is the largest capacity water filtration plant in the world. It delivers almost a billion gallons of potable water daily, serving over 5 million residents…Read More >>

July 1, 2014

The Federal Highway Trust Fund is headed toward insolvency in a matter of months, and in an effort to avert this crisis, ASCE recently launched FixTheTrustFund.org. On June 11, I wrote a post for the U.S….Read More >>

June 26, 2014

ASCE is seeking members to serve on a committee for the development of a national consensus standard on estimating wind speeds in tornadoes and other windstorms. The intent of the standard is to develop standardized…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure
May 20, 2016

With Infrastructure Week raising awareness of the important role our roads, bridges, transit and water infrastructure play, this week’s news headlines have been powerful reminders of our need for further action. ASCE’s Failure to Act economic report continues to garner news headlines, emphasizing our infrastructure investment needs. CNBC, and C-SPAN covered the economic impact of...

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May 18, 2016

The message that #InfrastructureMatters made its way to Capitol Hill today, as American business, labor, citizen groups, and more met with members of Congress and their staffs. Mid-day, the group took a break from Infrastructure Week Advocacy Day meetings to come together at a congressional briefing. Building America’s Future Co-Chair Gov. Ed Rendell (D-PA) started...

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May 13, 2016

With Infrastructure Week around the corner, the release of ASCE’s most recent Failure to Act economic study, and more state action towards addressing infrastructure needs, this week has been significant for infrastructure awareness. Infrastructure Week is May 16-23, and will call attention to why #InfrastructureMatters through events, media coverage, and education and advocacy efforts. And...

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May 12, 2016

There’s a great line up of events happening for Infrastructure Week! See what’s happening near you! Infrastructure Week Calendar of Events Saturday, May 14 Event Location Organizer 9:30 am – 12:00 pm WTS-DC: Complete Streets Bike Tour of Arlington, VA Arlington VA Women’s Transportation Seminar – DC Chapter 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Boston Infrastructure...

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