ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith, left, talks with author J.D. Vance and Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola during a panel discussion at the Infrastructure Week DC Kickoff Event. PHOTO: Joy Asico/AP Images for Infrastructure Week
May 17, 2018

The D-plus grade outlined in last year’s Infrastructure Report Card is no easy fix. Fortunately, Infrastructure Week 2018 shows that ASCE has plenty of partners eager to take on the...

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith. PHOTO: Jason Dixson Photography
March 8, 2018

One of my favorite quotes is from President Theodore Roosevelt, during his speech “Citizenship in the Republic”: It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man...

July 24, 2017

DiLoreto ASCE has honored Gregory E. DiLoreto, P.E., P.L.S., D.WRE, Pres.13.ASCE, with the 2017 William H. Wisely American...

ASCE President Norma Jean Mattei spoke at the Infrastructure Week kickoff event, May 15, in Washington, DC.
May 17, 2017

Nothing, it seems, is uniting the country these days quite like the shared enthusiasm for infrastructure investment. A new U.S. Chamber of Commerce poll found that 73 percent of Americans want the...

New Hampshire Section Board of Directors at the state report card release, from left: Vice President Marisa DiBiaso, Clerk Logan Johnson, President-Elect Matthew O'Brien, President Thalia Valkanos, and Treasurer Nicholas Golon. PHOTO: New Hampshire Section Younger Member Co-Chair Timothy Dunn
April 7, 2017

A month after ASCE’s 2017 Infrastructure Report Card graded the country’s infrastructure with a cumulative D-plus, the New Hampshire Section released its state Report Card, April 5. The results...

5 Ways Underfunding Infrastructure Affects You
March 30, 2017

Time and money are two of the most valuable things in your life. A lack of investment in our nation’s infrastructure is costing you both. ASCE’s recently released 2017 Infrastructure Report...

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...

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith
March 10, 2017

On Thursday, we released our 2017 Infrastructure Report Card. An overall grade of D+, the same as in 2013, shows that our nation’s infrastructure remains in poor condition. Though we saw modest...

Report Card Grade WEB FEAT
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...