The San Vincente Dam – a key piece of the Emergency and Carryover Storage Project – is the largest dam raise in the world using roller-compacted concrete.
March 16, 2017

It would be fitting if there were more than one trophy. After all, the recipient of ASCE’s Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award – the San Diego County Water Authority’s Emergency...
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Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) addresses the crowd of ASCE Legislative Fly-In attendees before their visits to Capitol Hill. PHOTO: Rod Lamkey Jr.
March 16, 2017

The new ASCE Infrastructure Report Card got the conversation started last week. This week, ASCE members from around the country took that talk straight to Capitol Hill in Washington as...
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March 9, 2017

ASCE’s 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, released Thursday, offers the nation both bad news and good news. The bad is the average grade, D-plus, has not changed since the last Report Card four...
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Ohio River Bridge aerial view (Photo Courtesy WVB East End Partners)
December 5, 2016

The Ohio River Bridge–East End Crossing (ORB-EEC) project, a long-planned collaboration between Indiana and Kentucky, earned the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) Envision Platinum...
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Downtown Cedar Rapids, IA, was besieged by flood waters in 2008. The city responded with a game-changing flood control system master plan. PHOTO: City of Cedar Rapids
November 29, 2016

Maybe the most remarkable thing about the Cedar Rapids Flood Control System Master Plan is the most obvious. The leaders and decision-makers put the people before the project. “What’s the...
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FailuretoAct2016 WEB FEAT
May 10, 2016

America’s infrastructure investment gap is hitting families where it hurts most – the wallet. ASCE’s Failure to Act: Closing the Infrastructure Investment Gap for America’s Economic Future...
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April 6, 2016

As an engineer, you are always tackling new challenges. It is important for you to stay informed on issues affecting your profession, so you can be prepared with better solutions for tomorrow. Watch...
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February 18, 2016

Among the industry’s premiere honors, Engineering News-Record’s annual Top 25 Newsmakers list has included many ASCE members over the years. ENR’s list for 2015 includes four Society members...
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Photo credit: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: CSX Railroad to Michoud Canal Levee
September 4, 2015

The 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina prompted the New Orleans community and the nation to reflect on the tragic events of Aug. 29, 2005. The tragedy was an example of the important role...
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June 18, 2015

Balancing future needs for engineered infrastructure with the risks posed by the effects of climate change on long-term engineering projects is a dilemma for civil engineers according to a new...
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