January 26, 2012

During this week’s broadcast of the State of the Union address, the President spoke before...
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January 20, 2012

  As the Louisiana Section was gearing up to release its first state Report Card this month, members realized that spreading the word of their findings would require an effective public...
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January 19, 2012

I don’t need to tell you that ASCE has been working hard to persuade lawmakers at the federal, state and local levels of the urgency to invest in overhauling the nation’s aging  infrastructure....
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November 8, 2011

Thanks for visiting my first blog as ASCE’s President. This forum will give me the opportunity to discuss what’s happening in the world of civil engineering and at ASCE. I welcome your comments...
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October 23, 2011

A later session explored additional case studies in revolutionary sustainable solutions. Projects need not be massive to be influential. David Clarke, project manager with RW Armstrong &...
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October 20, 2011

I woke up at 5:34 and immediately texted “ctabus 929” to 41411. Response: “North Avenue & Larrabee 72 to Harlem due & 19 MIN.” Just enough time to brush my teeth and run over the bus...
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September 10, 2011

The attacks of September 11, 2001, left wounds on our nation that have not completely healed. On the 10th anniversary of this tragic event, please join us in remembrance of the more than 3,000...
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August 20, 2011

ASCE is a very big tent.  It includes members from diverse industries including: Architectural Engineering; Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers; Construction; Environmental & Water Resources;...
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August 12, 2011

Last week’s blog discussed the value of putting ASCE’s “Failure to Act” economic report in a local context. The report is a great opportunity to get the message out at the state, regional and...
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June 28, 2011

Presidents Roosevelt and Eisenhower envisioned a national highway system that would connect our nation and spur growth, prosperity and security. But even they could not have foreseen how...
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