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An ASCE IRD team is traveling to Mexico to collect data in the aftermath of the Sept. 19 Central Mexico Earthquake.
November 9, 2017

Nothing helps mitigate future disasters like past disasters. And so as Mexico works to rebuild in the aftermath of two major September earthquakes, an ASCE Infrastructure Resilience Division team is traveling to Mexico City to

Carol Haddock speaks during a panel discussion about recent natural disasters at the 2017 ASCE International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure.
November 24, 2017

It’s been three years almost to the day since ASCE’s first International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure in Long Beach, CA. So, all the challenges surrounding sustainable infrastructure have been met, right? All the problems solved?…Read More >>

From left: Janise Rodgers, Allison Pyrch, Jeff Bruce, Craig Davis, Gustavo Ayala, Andre Barbosa, and Haizhong Wang. PHOTO: Haizhong Wang
November 21, 2017

An ASCE Infrastructure Resilience Division team traveled to Mexico in November, gathering information about the region’s recent earthquakes to help engineers better understand how to make infrastructure more resilient. Craig Davis, Ph.D., G.E., P.E., M.ASCE,…Read More >>

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November 20, 2017

ASCE has announced the winners of one of its most prestigious annual honors – the Outstanding Projects And Leaders awards. The OPAL honors a civil engineer’s entire lifetime of leadership and accomplishment. The honorees for…Read More >>

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The IRD team travels via subway to its next meeting in Mexico. PHOTO: Allison Pyrch
November 20, 2017

An ASCE Infrastructure Resilience Division team traveled to Mexico in November, gathering information about the region’s recent earthquakes to help engineers better understand how to make infrastructure more resilient. Craig Davis, Ph.D., G.E., P.E., M.ASCE,…Read More >>

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Repair and demolition work coexists with shops open for business in Jojutla. PHOTO: Janise Rodgers
November 20, 2017

An ASCE Infrastructure Resilience Division team traveled to Mexico this month, gathering information about the region’s recent earthquakes to help engineers better understand how to make infrastructure more resilient. Craig Davis, Ph.D., G.E., P.E., M.ASCE,…Read More >>

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November 17, 2017

ASCE has announced the finalists for the 2018 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award, the Society’s preeminent project honor. The winner, one of the among five finalists, will be revealed at ASCE’s OPAL Gala, March 15,…Read More >>

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November 21, 2017

Thanksgiving week marks the official start of the holiday season, and therefore the official start of the infamous winter travel season. According to AAA, Thanksgiving weekend in 2017 will be the country’s busiest travel season since 2005. With an estimated 50.9 million people traveling 50 miles or more this weekend, you will likely see overcrowded...

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November 17, 2017

This week, ASCE participated in a series of panels highlighting the increasing interconnectivity of technology and infrastructure. The Hill’s Digitalizing Infrastructure “Digitalizing Infrastructure” examined how new technology is transforming investments in everything from energy to transportation infrastructure. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation discussed the...

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November 14, 2017

Earlier this month, Congressman John Larson (D-CT) introduced H.R.4209, the America Wins Act – a bill which would invest $1 trillion, through taxing harmful pollution, in our infrastructure over a decade. Under this legislation, $400 billion will be invested  in existing federal highway programs and eliminate the $138 billion Highway Trust Fund (HTF) shortfall; $100...

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November 08, 2017

On November 7, voters across the country approved infrastructure investment ballot measures. In Maine, a resounding 72% of residents across the state voted yes on Question 3, allowing the issuance of $105 million in bonds for transportation projects around the state. $80 million will be provided to state highways and bridges, $20 million for multimodal...

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