ASCE Roundup

The Emerging Engineer

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April 20, 2015

The Highline offers a soul charging experience for walkers through the Chelsea and the West Village. An old elevated train line was converted into a public park and walking thoroughfare. Simple as the concept seems,…Read More >>

Technical Notes

April 16, 2015

New Standard Measure for Structural Integrity Created by Innovative Engineering Heat, concrete, and civil engineering – hardly strangers, but not exactly the best of friends. ASCE’s 2015 Charles J. Pankow Award for Innovation winner, the…Read More >>

ASCE News

April 10, 2015

Two up-and-coming civil engineers already making their mark on the industry and on society are among the 2015 New Faces of Engineering and the 2015 New Faces of Engineering College Edition, as selected by the…Read More >>

ASCE News

April 8, 2015

At its meeting in Arlington, Virginia, March 27-28, the ASCE Board of Direction addressed several significant initiatives that will advance not only the Society but also the future of the civil engineering profession. The Board…Read More >>

ASCE News

April 8, 2015

The first quarter of the year began with the opportunity to work with leaders from our Sections, Branches, Regions, Younger Member Groups, and Student Chapters at our annual Multi-Region Leadership Conferences (MRLCs). We conducted extensive…Read More >>

President's Perspective

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April 8, 2015

As part of ASCE’s global civil engineering information exchange and outreach, Tom Smith and I traveled to India and the United Arab Emirates in March. We chose these two countries because of the rapid growth…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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