5 Ways Underfunding Infrastructure Affects You
March 30, 2017

Time and money are two of the most valuable things in your life. A lack of investment in our nation’s infrastructure is costing you both. ASCE’s recently released 2017 Infrastructure Report Card graded the nation’s…Read More >>

March 30, 2017

ASCE presents nearly 100 Society awards every year, recognizing civil engineers who advance the profession either through achievement or published papers. The most recent Society awards are: • Jeffrey B. Bradley, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, F.ASCE…Read More >>

March 24, 2017

Sustainability extends beyond infrastructure. The concept also applies to ASCE as an organization, as the Society pursues enhanced benefits and opportunities aimed to attract and empower more students and young professionals. To that end, ASCE’s…Read More >>

ASCE's 2017 President-Elect Kristina Swallow, left, and her job-shadow companion Suzy Trabia, a Younger Member from Las Vegas.
March 24, 2017

It’s likely you’ve never heard of an internship like this one. ASCE’s 2017 President-Elect Kristina Swallow, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE, will be traveling to Society events this spring with a Younger Member from her hometown…Read More >>

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March 23, 2017

For many entrepreneurial engineers, failure is part of the business. Forbes estimates that 90 percent of startups fail, many of them before the business even has the chance to fully launch. While failure before success…Read More >>

March 22, 2017

I recently received an interesting question from a young civil engineer who said that his perception at this point in his career was that to advance quickly and increase his salary, he must move to…Read More >>

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May 26, 2017

On May 23, 2017, President Donald Trump released his budget request for Fiscal Year 2018, which follows the blueprint, or “skinny,” budget released in March 2017. The proposal cuts funding for all federal departments except the Department of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Homeland Security. The agency with the largest percentage decrease in funding is the...


May 15, 2017

The fifth annual Infrastructure Week is underway.  More than 100 events are being held around the country this week, with the goal of elevating infrastructure as a critical issue impacting all Americans. Things kicked off Monday morning with an event at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, featuring Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Los Angeles Mayor Eric...


May 10, 2017

For the first time in 30 years South Carolina will increase its gas tax.  With a resounding veto override South Carolina joins California, Indiana, Montana, and Tennessee as the 5th state to raise the gas tax in 2017 and 22nd state since 2013. The package was a few legislative sessions in the making and the...


May 01, 2017

President Donald Trump gave the idea of raising the federal gas tax a boost today, saying in an interview with Bloomberg News that raising the tax to fund infrastructure is “something that I would certainly consider.” So far this Congress, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (OR-3) has introduced legislation to raise the federal gas tax, while fellow...


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