Save America's Infrastructure

May 15, 2014

Washington, D.C. — The following is a statement from Randall (Randy) S. Over, P.E., F.ASCE, president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) regarding the conference report on the Water Resources Reform and Development…Read More >>

Technical Notes

May 15, 2014

Our team had another successful day of surveying damaged buildings in Tacloban, Philippines.  The engineers have done enough of the survey work now that they know what to look for, noting similarities and differences between…Read More >>

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Technical Notes

May 14, 2014

The first thing to mention about conducting building surveys in the Philippines is that it is hot and sunny and sunscreen is recommended.  For those engineers that are used to driving a desk all day,…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure

May 14, 2014

It’s Infrastructure Week!  And also officially National Transportation Week, as designated by Presidential proclamation.  So what are you doing to celebrate?  Planning your next visit with your elected officials would be a good start. ASCE…Read More >>

Save America's Infrastructure

May 14, 2014

Washington, D.C. —The following is a statement from Randall (Randy) S. Over, P.E., President of The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) on the bipartisan Senate Environment & Public Works Committee’s newly proposed MAP-21 Reauthorization…Read More >>

Promote the Profession

May 13, 2014

As stewards of our nation’s infrastructure, we need to help educate the public on this vital underpinning of society.  This week, dozens of major national organizations — including ASCE — are working to remind the…Read More >>

ASCE News

Released by the White House on May 6, the Third National Climate Assessment: Climate Change Impacts on the United States, assesses the science of climate change and its impacts across the nation today, and throughout this century.
May 12, 2014

What was once considered an issue of the far distant future, climate change, has been clearly stated by the Third National Climate Assessment as now meeting us in the present. People from corn producers in Iowa,…Read More >>

ASCE News

May 12, 2014

Are you a rising leader? Do you have the tools to effectively lead your organization? At the Emerging Leaders Alliance Conference you will develop leadership skills in social styles, personal vision, team building, leading innovation, and…Read More >>

Technical Notes

May 9, 2014

Another day of building surveying was completed.  The assessors are gaining familiarity with the construction types and materials.  That made things easier and allowed patterns to be detected between buildings. We continued to be supported…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure

May 9, 2014

The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing this week on “new routes for funding and financing highways and transit.” This effort included warnings from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) that $13 to $18 billion will…Read More >>