November 5, 2012

The massive Sandy passes over the Northeast on Oct. 29 as seen in this radar image from Google Earth. Thanks for joining me on...
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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 19, 2012

Thomas R. Warne, P.E.Founder, Tom Warne and Associates Tom R. Warne, P.E.,  founded Tom Warne and Associates in 2001 to...
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October 17, 2012

Post by regular contributor Rafael Gomes de Oliveira. The need for civil engineers to become more involved in policy making affairs has been a recurring theme in ASCE publications and...
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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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September 24, 2012

Chicago is known worldwide for its streets. The collective ambiance and activity make the city streets destinations unto themselves – the flagship shops on Michigan Avenue, the historic theaters...
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August 22, 2012

The basketball arena, seating 12,000, was the largest temporary venue built for any Games and an engineering marvel. Let the...
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August 6, 2012

ASCE’s “Save America’s Infrastructure” Facebook page and blog have a new look! As part of this new design, we would like to hear more from you, our members. As we continue to add weekly...
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July 31, 2012

This summer vacation I traveled to South Florida. The timing was certainly out of season. However, given the heat wave striking the Midwest, I joked that I was going south to escape the heat. In...
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