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October 19, 2017

Before I give you the advice I want to share in this post, let me qualify it for you. The strategy I’m going to share is not something I came up with myself, but I…Read More >>

Coffey Park in Santa Rosa, CA, where wildfires completely destroyed a neighborhood. PHOTO: Dominick Del Vecchio/FEMA News Photo
October 13, 2017

As extensive wildfires ravage swaths of Northern California, ASCE Region 9 Governor Matt Kennedy, P.E., ENV SP, M.ASCE, can only wait and hope. Kennedy, his wife, and their 5-year-old had no choice but to evacuate…Read More >>

Closing keynote Kaplan Mobray talks personal branding with the ASCE 2017 Convention crowd. PHOTO: Jason Dixson Photography
October 12, 2017

Kaplan Mobray, best-selling author of The 10Ks of Personal Branding, closed the ASCE 2017 Convention in New Orleans, Wednesday, with a high-energy keynote talk, wherein he played the saxophone, threw candy around the room, and,…Read More >>

Kristina Swallow officially steps into her 2018 ASCE presidency during the ASCE 2017 Convention in New  Orleans, LA. PHOTO: Jason Dixson Photography
October 10, 2017

Kristina Swallow’s ASCE presidency began with a selfie. And why not? This is a president who is as plugged into social media and the modern ways ASCE members – young and old alike – communicate…Read More >>

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith
October 10, 2017

Over the past several weeks we’ve witnessed how hurricanes with their destructive winds and devastating floods have left thousands homeless and without power and water in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico. And an earthquake, one…Read More >>

ASCE Norma Jean Mattei welcomes attendees to the ASCE 2017 Convention in her hometown of New Orleans. PHOTO: Jason Dixson Photography
October 9, 2017

For 2017 Society President Norma Jean Mattei, it’s like inviting all her friends to a big civil engineering party at her home. The ASCE 2017 Convention kicked off Monday morning in New Orleans – hometown…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure
December 13, 2017

The Safe Building Codes Act, which has been introduced in various of forms in the past several Congresses, has become particularly relevant because of the hazard events of 2017. The goal of the legislation is to amend the Stafford Act to enhance existing mitigation programs by encouraging states to voluntarily adopt and enforce nationally-recognized model...

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December 11, 2017

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released an assessment of the nation’s transportation funding options, an update to its original research in 2007, to identify the best revenue sources for our transportation network. In addition to ATRI, other industry stakeholders have offered alternative revenue sourcing options. The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials...

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December 08, 2017

This week The Atlantic’s Summit on Infrastructure and Transportation explored the state of America’s infrastructure and where it’s heading in the future. The summit included a series of panels with guests discussing technology and the future of infrastructure, natural disasters and resiliency, and infrastructure projects taking place across the nation. The panel, “Infrastructure in Critical Condition,” was a...

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December 01, 2017

The Senate and House tax bills proved to be missed opportunities for fixing the federal Highway Trust Fund, but states are doing their part and investing in infrastructure.   The federal Highway Trust Fund, an account used to pay for the federal share of roads, bridges, and transit, has not been raised in 24 years....

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