Roger Millar Jr.
September 27, 2016

Roger Millar Jr., P.E., F.ASCE, has done a little bit of everything throughout his four decades in civil engineering. He’s worked for big cities, little cities, counties, private firms, and not-for-profit organizations, and now he…Read More >>

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September 22, 2016

The Kansas City Streetcar Project in Kansas City, MO, earned the Envision Platinum award for sustainable infrastructure from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure. It is the first transit project, the first streetcar project, and the…Read More >>

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September 15, 2016

Civil engineers often ask me why it is so important to obtain your P.E. (professional engineering) license. There are many reasons why obtaining this prestigious credential is important. In this post, I will list 5…Read More >>

September 15, 2016

Design versus construction. As exciting as that might sound as a Monday Night Football–style battle of the titans, it’s not the most efficient way for civil engineers and architects to work on a project. So…Read More >>

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September 15, 2016

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, as approved by the ASCE Executive Committee, include honors…Read More >>

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The Pure Technologies staff is recognized as a UESI Charter Organizational Member.
September 15, 2016

Get a cake ready with a single candle, and have it inscribed “Happy Birthday, UESI.” ASCE’s ninth and newest institute, the Utility Engineering and Surveying Institute, is about to celebrate its one-year anniversary, already more…Read More >>

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Save America's Infrastructure
December 07, 2016

Congressional negotiators released a newly rebranded water infrastructure bill this week after months of hashing out differences between their respective Water Resources Development Acts (S.2848 and H.R.5303) that each chamber passed earlier this year. The new bill, dubbed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act or WIIN Act not only includes a traditional Army...

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December 05, 2016

This Sunday was the one year anniversary of the signing of the FAST Act, the five-year federal surface transportation authorization. The law authorizes federal funding for highways, bridges, transit systems and railroads. The passage of the FAST Act was a victory for proponents of infrastructure and everyday Americans who use it. It provided a small...

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December 02, 2016

With plans for Congress to adjourn at the end of next week, the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 is still waiting for final passage. The bill is being conferenced by the House and Senate, which has been making good progress on a compromised bill that incorporates parts of each chamber’s version of WRDA. However,...

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December 01, 2016

Over the past three years, 17 states have increased their gas tax to generate additional revenue for surface transportation.  In almost every state the recent increase was the first in nearly two decades.  Even with the passages of last year’s FAST Act, states are still facing uncertainty when it comes to funding sources.  Cars are...

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