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ASCE News

April 21, 2015

A team of students from the University of Florida (UF) was honored with the ASCE Sustainable Development Award at the Environmental Protection Agency’s EPA P3 (People, Prosperity, and the Planet) Award Competition on April 11-12,…Read More >>

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 >>

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Save America's Infrastructure

Save America's Infrastructure

July 27, 2015

Two weeks ago, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would fund federal transportation projects through mid-December to avoid the July 31 legislative deadline.  While this would divert a summer construction catastrophe, delaying Congressional agreement on a multi-year path forward is not an ideal option because short-term extensions make it difficult to plan...

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Save America's Infrastructure

July 24, 2015

With one week left until the Highway Trust Fund expires, the Senate is kicking it into high gear to agree on a long-term surface transportation bill, even when it means working weekends. ASCE supports swift passage of the bill the Senate is currently considering, which includes, at its core, ASCE’s favored legislation the DRIVE Act,...

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Save America's Infrastructure

July 23, 2015

The challenges our infrastructure faces are chronicled frequently on this blog and in the media. The Highway Trust Fund heading toward insolvency (again). Water main breaks occurring every two minutes. Congested roadways causing us each to lose time and waste gas. But that’s only half the story. Today, we released our new Infrastructure #GameChangers report,...

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Save America's Infrastructure

July 20, 2015

  Last Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to extend highway and transit programs until December 18, 2015 on a 312-119 vote. The House bill granted a $8.1 billion boost the Highway trust Fund (HTF) to keep it solvent past the looming July 31 deadline. This extension will fund surface transportation projects through the...

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