Akinosho WEB FEAT
March 31, 2016

It doesn’t matter your line of work or your major in college – watch Peter Akinosho’s video about civil engineering and you might just consider a career change. “My dream is to lay the foundation…Read More >>

March 25, 2016

All civil engineering must be sustainable. That was the message from the ASCE Committee on Sustainability during its progress report at the spring Board of Direction meeting, March 18-19, in Arlington, VA. It was a…Read More >>

The team behind the Charles Pankow Award for Innovation winning design methodology. Photo by David Hathcox for ASCE
March 25, 2016

When the Seismic Design Methodology for Precast Concrete Diaphragms was announced as the winner of the 2016 Charles Pankow Award for Innovation at ASCE’s OPAL Awards Gala, the stage filled with people sharing the honor….Read More >>

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith and ASCE President Mark Woodson present Mike Lindblom with the 2016 ASCE Excellence in Journalism. Photo by David Hathcox for ASCE
March 24, 2016

There’s a long-held belief in the world of newspapers – write at a grade-school level. The thought, of course, is that if an elementary school student can understand your article, so too can the majority…Read More >>

Kornel Kerenyi, Ph.D., M.ASCE, speaks after receiving the Henry L. Michel Award at the 2016 OPAL Awards Gala. Photo by David Hathcox for ASCE
March 24, 2016

The researching world looks a lot different now than it did when Kornel Kerenyi was in school. And that’s just fine with him. “I went to high school in the early ’70s. We still used…Read More >>

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March 24, 2016

Offering a recap of what’s happened recently in the Society, Now@ASCE is a video roundup produced by ASCE. In this edition, get a glimpse of ASCE’s Sustainability Summit, meet the new Faces of Civil Engineering,…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure
May 27, 2016

Memorial Day weekend has arrived, and with it a dramatic a reminder of the congested and worn out state of our surface transportation infrastructure. As people take to the roads in order to reach their Memorial Day weekend destinations, reports predict that congestion will be at an 11-year peak. According to AAA, more than 38...

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May 26, 2016

The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee advanced a $5.5 billion Water Resource Development Act (WRDA) this week. A path forward for H.R. 5303 will require support from the full chamber, a commitment by House leadership to give the bill floor time, and ultimately a compromise with the much more expansive Senate bill that advanced out...

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May 20, 2016

With Infrastructure Week raising awareness of the important role our roads, bridges, transit and water infrastructure play, this week’s news headlines have been powerful reminders of our need for further action. ASCE’s Failure to Act economic report continues to garner news headlines, emphasizing our infrastructure investment needs. CNBC, and C-SPAN covered the economic impact of...

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May 18, 2016

The message that #InfrastructureMatters made its way to Capitol Hill today, as American business, labor, citizen groups, and more met with members of Congress and their staffs. Mid-day, the group took a break from Infrastructure Week Advocacy Day meetings to come together at a congressional briefing. Building America’s Future Co-Chair Gov. Ed Rendell (D-PA) started...

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