Engineering Family Day at the National Building Museum kicked off 2017 Engineers Week.
February 24, 2017

From Family Day to Future City to Girl Day to countless outreach activities all over the world, Engineers Day 2017 has been a tremendous success. ASCE members shared their excitement through social media. Here are…Read More >>

Dream Big featured civil engineer Menzer Pehlivan works with girls from St. Theresa School - from left, Isabelle Mascarenhas, Emily Frost, and Breda Brosey.
February 24, 2017

Every February, engineers worldwide seize on Engineers Week to engage with grade-school students and help them envision careers in the profession. This year has provided even more reason for excitement with the foundation DiscoverE’s official…Read More >>

ASCE President Norma Jean Mattei, back right, joins the winning team from Austin (TX) West Ridge Middle School at the Future City Competition finals.
February 24, 2017

The annual Future City engineering competition attracts and colorfully presents great hypothetical concepts as imagined by teams of middle school students. This year, though, the batch of finalists was so strong, there’s a good chance…Read More >>

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February 23, 2017

Among the industry’s premiere honors, Engineering News-Record’s annual Top 25 Newsmakers list has included many ASCE members over the years. The award highlights engineers who “have gone above and beyond to serve the best interests…Read More >>

February 22, 2017

Career development, it is said, often isn’t about what you know but who you know. But in civil engineering, what you know matters. That’s why ASCE published the Civil Engineering Body of Knowledge for the…Read More >>

February 17, 2017

ASCE presents nearly 100 Society awards every year, recognizing civil engineers who advance the profession either through achievement or published papers. The most recent Society awards are: • Xilin Lu, Ph.D., M.ASCE – 2017 Nathan…Read More >>

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April 26, 2017

The Louisiana Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers released the 2017 Report Card for Louisiana Infrastructure on April 26. To assign grades, 50 volunteer civil engineers from across the state analyzed 11 categories of infrastructure over 18 months. Scores ranged from a “C+” for Dams and Solid Waste to a “D-” in Drinking...


April 25, 2017

States are once again forging their own pathways to fund their roads and bridge programs. In the meantime, four more states (California, Indiana, Montana and Tennessee) join the 19 others that have increased or modified their gas taxes to increase revenue since 2013. In each state the gas tax increase was just one piece of...


April 07, 2017

On Wednesday, the New Hampshire Section of ASCE released its 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, giving the state’s infrastructure a “C-.” A team of professional engineers from across the state graded twelve infrastructure categories, including aviation, bridges, dams, drinking water, energy, hazardous waste, ports, rail, roads, solid waste, stormwater, and wastewater. New Hampshire last released a...


March 31, 2017

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee continues its series of hearing on “Building a 21st Century Infrastructure for America” this week, focusing on brownfields this time. The panel’s Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment’s March 28th hearing was entitled Revitalizing American Communities through the Brownfields Program. In fiscal year 2016, the EPA provided a total...


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