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March 8, 2018

Linda Force has seen it all in civil engineering, from $1-an-hour wages in the 1960s to life as the CEO. Along the way, she’s learned not to suffer fools gladly. She remembers earlier in her

The New Orleans Branch screening of Dream Big at the University of New Orleans drew 1,300 students. PHOTO: Malay  Ghose Hajra
March 22, 2018

ASCE members have embraced Dream Big: Engineering Our World since the premiere night more than a year ago. They’ve hosted viewing parties for the giant-screen film. They’ve hosted community events, connecting students to civil engineering…Read More >>

March 22, 2018

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: • James E. Ayars, Ph.D., with the 2018…Read More >>

March 21, 2018

As busy as the civil engineering market is these days, there are still many civil engineering professionals out there looking for new opportunities, and one of them recently submitted these two questions to me. Why…Read More >>

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March 19, 2018

As the ASCE News Women in Civil Engineering series continues this month, here’s a list of related ASCE resources and opportunities to supplement your reading.   Panel Discussion / ‘Women in Structural Engineering – Bridging the…Read More >>

The Second Avenue Subway project team accepts the 2018 OCEA award. PHOTO: David Hathcox
March 15, 2018

Team was the theme at the 2018 OPAL Gala, March 15, in Arlington, VA. Anil Parikh, vice president and senior program manager at AECOM, thanked more than a dozen project team leaders and contractors, as…Read More >>

Florida sent a large group of ASCE members to advocate for infrastructure during the 2018 Legislative Fly-In.
March 15, 2018

Three flight cancellations and 15 inches of snow? No problem for Logan Johnson. The New Hampshire Section President-Elect wasn’t going to let a little thing like a blizzard keep her from the ASCE Legislative Fly-In in Washington,…Read More >>

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March 16, 2018

Infrastructure has been a “buzzy” topic around Washington as of late, and this week ASCE members added their voices to the conversation by making in-person hill meetings to share the Society’s views on infrastructure investment, including FAA reauthorization, the 2018 WRDA bill, and the SRF WIN Act, with federal lawmakers. These visits came at an...


March 12, 2018

The 2018 Report Card for the Twin Ports Area’s Infrastructure, released today, gives infrastructure in 10 northeast Minnesota counties and six northwest Wisconsin counties an overall grade of a “C.” The report finds that while the region’s infrastructure is currently slightly better than the national average, backsliding will occur in the next five to 10...


March 09, 2018

The 2017 Infrastructure Report Card celebrates its one-year anniversary today. Referenced by champions of infrastructure investment across the nation, the Report Card reminds us that with long-term investment, smart leadership, and preparation for the future, our nation’s D+ infrastructure problems are solvable. Since its release at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. last March, the 2017...


March 08, 2018

Civil engineers in Idaho released the 2018 Report Card for Idaho’s Infrastructure today, giving the state an overall grade of a “C-.” Idaho is now the fastest growing state in the country, and local and state leaders are being encouraged by ASCE members to proactively prepare the state’s infrastructure for a much larger population. Seven...


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