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...
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December 4, 2017

PHOTO: Oregon Section The Oregon Section hosted the UNPREPARED seismic awareness event in Columbia County, OR, as local...
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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...
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Paul Zofnass, founder of the Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure at Harvard, speaks during the ICSI 2017 opening plenary in Brooklyn.
October 26, 2017

If you’re waiting for some other, larger entity to swoop in and solve the sustainability infrastructure crisis, stop. It may be a global problem, but the solutions start at...
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Steve Fisher, Ph.D., P.E., ENV SP, M.ASCE, member of the ASCE Committee on Sustainability, maps out lifecycle cost strategies during a breakout session at the ASCE ICSI 2017 NYC Sustainability Workshop.
October 26, 2017

It’s an all-hands-on-deck situation. The sustainability challenge is too complex and too urgent for any one group to solve it alone. So it was a momentous step forward, Wednesday, to bring...
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Richard Anderson, president emeritus for the New York Building Congress
September 5, 2017

There is plenty of optimism surrounding the push for more sustainable infrastructure. Plenty of pessimism too. Richard Anderson, president emeritus of the New York Building Congress, falls firmly...
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ASCE's Younger Members are the future leaders of the push for sustainable infrastructure. PHOTO: Jaffer Almosawy
August 11, 2017

Elizabeth Ruedas, P.E., QISP, ENV SP, M.ASCE, is a project engineer for CNC Engineering in the City of Industry, CA, and the program chair for ASCE’s Committee on Younger Members. She will be...
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The Kansas City Streetcar has helped transform the downtown Kansas City area. PHOTO: HDR
July 27, 2017

There is a simple, tangible way to understand the positive change forged by the Kansas City Downtown Streetcar – it’s in the parking lot that was and is no longer. Right along the streetcar...
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Innovation Contest winners Samer Dessouky, left, and Jim Stewart, center, talk with ILC member and Disney Imagineering VP Mike McCullough.
June 23, 2017

If the ASCE Grand Challenge can seem daunting, then the ASCE Innovation Contest provides hope. ASCE welcomed the winners of the Society’s second annual Innovation Contest to its headquarters in...
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The San Vincente Dam – a key piece of the Emergency and Carryover Storage Project – is the largest dam raise in the world using roller-compacted concrete.
March 16, 2017

It would be fitting if there were more than one trophy. After all, the recipient of ASCE’s Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award – the San Diego County Water Authority’s Emergency...
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