Andrew Hermann
Andrew Hermann

As the 2012 President of ASCE, Andy focused his efforts on raising awareness of the state of our nation’s infrastructure. In his blog posts, Andy details his discussions with European counterparts and their efforts to Raise the Bar, sustainability, historic civil engineering landmarks, and infrastructure allies. Andy is also a structural engineer and principal of Hardesty & Hanover.

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October 24, 2012

Passage of a new federal surface transportation funding plan was good news, but unfortunately it will last only two...
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October 12, 2012

Look at the great condition the Huey P. Long Bridge is in. Thanks to Gaea Engineering Consultants for the great tour. Over my...
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October 3, 2012

I have been talking about the need to rehabilitate our aging infrastructure for years now. As a structural engineer whose career has focused on bridges, my emphasis has been on surface...
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July 25, 2012

As a civil engineer, you probably follow local media coverage of infrastructure and related topics of concern to the profession, or at least sit up and take notice when there is such coverage. Do...
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June 22, 2012

As I write this, I’m in Dusseldorf, Germany, about to wrap up a series of fascinating, enlightening meetings with our engineering peers in Europe. Executive Director Pat Natale and I have been...
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June 1, 2012

If you caught any of the cheap cialis 20mg news coverage of the Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th anniversary celebrations last week, I hope you felt some pride and excitement. Pride, even if you had...
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May 21, 2012

I recently had the honor of serving as chair of the two-day 2012 Triennial Conference that brought together representatives of ASCE, the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering and Britain’s...
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March 27, 2012

Last week in Washington, D.C., it was my privilege to meet more than 160 ASCE members order generic cialis who considered getting the message of cialis price infrastructure investment to Congress so...
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March 12, 2012

I'm back from a trip to Spain in my official capacity as ASCE President, and as these pictures will attest, I saw examples of civil engineering at its most resilient, and at the cutting edge....
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February 9, 2012

On an official ASCE President’s trip last week to the University of Michigan, I had a great experience meeting the inspiring civil engineering students there and touring the university’s labs....
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