The Emerging Engineer

March 10, 2015

Civil engineering is a uniquely broad field. Should CEE curriculum eschew the broad basis for more coursework in discipline? My position has evolved. This past week students from the University of Michigan visited Chicago to…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

March 9, 2015

On Monday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its latest projections on the fiscal health of the federal Highway Trust Fund (HTF).  The HTF is the main source of federal money for road, bridge and…Read More >>

Sustainable Engineering

March 9, 2015

The Grand Bend Area Wastewater Treatment Facility, in Ontario, Canada, has earned the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) Envision rating system’s Platinum award, the highest ISI honor a project can receive. The project is the…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

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March 6, 2015

When our nation’s infrastructure woes become the source of comedic entertainment on a major cable channel—it underscores that the problem must be addressed.  Fortunately, action on Capitol Hill pressing for funding legislation and transportation reform…Read More >>

ASCE News

March 5, 2015

Change is a constant. That may be one way to sum up the concept that is driving a major transformation of ASCE’s annual meeting. In a dynamic profession driven by rapid changes in technology, public…Read More >>

Technical Notes

March 5, 2015

As part of its Employment and Training Administration’s Industry Competency Initiative, the U.S. Department of Labor is developing an engineering competency model that will join numerous other industry models in the USDOL’s effort to promote…Read More >>

ASCE News

March 3, 2015

Considered the State of California’s largest public works project to date, the 2,047-foot-long, 258.33-foot-wide San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge New East Span is the longest single-tower, Self-Anchored Suspension Span (SAS) in the world and the world’s widest bridge.

ASCE News

March 2, 2015

As a global civil engineering society, ASCE frequently advocates the need for diversity and inclusion. Engineers work on complex infrastructure projects that are composed of multidisciplinary teams of individuals who require robust problem-solving abilities. No…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

March 2, 2015

Iowa’s transportation investment as funded by the state gas tax FINALLY received a 10-cent raise last week, which went into effect yesterday. The last time it had seen an increase before that? 1989. To put…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

February 28, 2015

For the first time, ASCE is formally recognizing an individual member and a team who are dedicated to saving America’s infrastructure and promoting ASCE’s Priority Issues through building relationships with lawmakers. The Outstanding Civil Engineer…Read More >>