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...

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...

ASCE President Kristina Swallow speaks at the Atlantic's Summit on Infrastructure and Transportation in Washington, DC.
December 12, 2017

Nearly one year into Donald Trump’s presidency, his campaign promises touting infrastructure investment remain unfulfilled. And so, two months into Kristina Swallow’s ASCE presidency, she...

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...

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...

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...

ASCE Executive Director Tom Smith
December 2, 2016

Amid a contentious election season, one thing that the presidential candidates could agree on was the need for major infrastructure upgrades. President-Elect Trump has proposed financing up to $1...

Key Contacts have the opportunity to influence public policy. PHOTO: David Hathcox
August 16, 2016

ASCE’s mid-August Key Contact Recruitment Campaign is seeking members willing to speak up for infrastructure. Key Contacts influence the policy process at the state and federal levels by sharing...

ASCE President Elect Norma Jean Mattei and a group of members from Louisiana meet with Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) during the Legislative Fly-In. Photo by David Hathcox for ASCE.
March 18, 2016

The irony was not lost on the room. More than 200 ASCE members from across the country – 49 states represented – gathered in Washington, DC, this week for the annual ASCE Legislative Fly-In to...