Save America's Infrastructure

July 25, 2014

The Senate will vote early next week on the House’s bill to extend funding to the Highway Trust Fund until May. The upper chamber is poised to debate and vote on the bill and four…Read More >>

ASCE News

San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge New East Span. Photo Credit: Barrie Rokeach
July 24, 2014

Five remarkable projects have been selected as finalists in the competition for ASCE’s prestigious 2015 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award (OCEA): the Colton Crossing Flyover in Colton, California; the Echo Park Lake Rehabilitation Project in Los…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

July 24, 2014

This week, ASCE’s inaugural Shale Energy Engineering Conference was held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It included three days of plenary panels, technical sessions and a visit from the Commonwealth’s Governor, Tom Corbett. In his remarks, Governor…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

July 24, 2014

In every community across the U.S. is a school building. They’re used for learning, libraries, sports, and feeding kids, but they’re also used for community meetings, school programs, and in emergencies.  Each one of these…Read More >>

The Emerging Engineer

July 22, 2014

Identifying and responding appropriately to the different personality types of colleagues and clients is important as your career advances. Initially I viewed personality assessments as one half-step more serious than the Chinese Zodiac – kudos…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

July 22, 2014

A few weeks ago, a new report from CG/LA Infrastructure and Autodesk offered a six-point plan to address the dismal D+ grade from our 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. As Rep. John Delaney (D-MD)…Read More >>

ASCE News

July 18, 2014

At its meeting July 12-13, the ASCE Board of Direction endorsed a bold recommendation from the Industry Leaders Council aimed at reducing the life-cycle cost of infrastructure by 50% within 10 years. This “grand challenge” would demonstrate…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

July 18, 2014

On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a short-term bill to keep the Highway Trust Fund up and running until May 2015. While Democrats were hesitant about the proposal, ultimately the bill passed with bipartisan…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

July 17, 2014

Washington, D.C. — The following is a statement from Randall (Randy) S. Over, P.E., F.ASCE, president, ASCE on the Build America Investment Initiative: “Today’s action by President Obama to launch the Build America Investment Initiative…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

July 17, 2014

      In 2013, Pennsylvania stepped up to start addressing these problems with a transportation funding package, but even with it, there’s still more work to be done than the funding that’s available.  Also,…Read More >>