Civil engineers, future and present, talk during the Conversations with Civil Engineers program.
April 15, 2016

It’s a Friday night for these university students, and career talk is in the air. Now, that’s commitment. “The room was full and we stayed there until 9:30, 10 o’clock,” said Carlos Peña, P.E., M.ASCE, among…Read More >>

Ken Wright
April 8, 2016

There’s something of the detective about Kenneth Wright, P.E., D.WRE, Dist.M.ASCE. He’s been investigating Inca archaeological sites for more than 20 years, conducting paleohydrological research in an effort to figure out what was in the minds…Read More >>

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April 7, 2016

Rajan Jha makes it sound simple – “Find your passion and do something about it.” For being among the very best at applying their passions to their chosen profession, Jha and fellow ASCE member Steven…Read More >>

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April 6, 2016

As an engineer, you are always tackling new challenges. It is important for you to stay informed on issues affecting your profession, so you can be prepared with better solutions for tomorrow. Watch these videos…Read More >>

April 1, 2016

“We each have the power to strengthen the fabric of our society and make the world a better place.” -President Barack Obama One of the pillars of ASCE is volunteerism. ASCE is led by volunteer…Read More >>

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering P3 to improve the Illinois Waterway.
April 1, 2016

Edward Belk Jr. calls it “a giant math problem.” Belk, P.E., is the chief of operations and regulatory division for the civil works directorate of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, facing billions of dollars…Read More >>

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May 27, 2016

Memorial Day weekend has arrived, and with it a dramatic a reminder of the congested and worn out state of our surface transportation infrastructure. As people take to the roads in order to reach their Memorial Day weekend destinations, reports predict that congestion will be at an 11-year peak. According to AAA, more than 38...

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May 26, 2016

The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee advanced a $5.5 billion Water Resource Development Act (WRDA) this week. A path forward for H.R. 5303 will require support from the full chamber, a commitment by House leadership to give the bill floor time, and ultimately a compromise with the much more expansive Senate bill that advanced out...

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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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