October 19, 2017

Submitted by Sarah Ollenburger The Baton Rouge Branch runs a program called “Engineer It for Kids,” to educate children about how civil engineering affects their lives every day. In recent...
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PHOTO:  Dept. of Defense
August 31, 2017

ASCE members in Texas are sharing their experiences as the region contends with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The Texas A&M ASCE Student Chapter is one of many groups who have already...
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The first piles of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway were driven on May 23, 1955. After 14 months of construction, the Causeway opened on Aug. 30, 1956, at a cost of $46 million.
August 30, 2017

August marks the anniversary of the opening of the original span of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, northwest of New Orleans, LA. At 23.86 miles long, the Causeway is the world’s longest...
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PHOTO: Engineering Georgia magazine

Daniel Agramonte was among nine ASCE members featured in a recent issue of Engineering Georgia magazine for winning 2017 Georgia Engineering Foundation awards.
May 5, 2017

Civil engineers are motivated by a lot more than shiny trophies and colorful ribbons. But that doesn’t mean a little recognition isn’t nice. George Section President Shaukat Syed, M.ASCE,...
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September 13, 2016

DesOrmeaux Eugene Raymond “Ray” DesOrmeaux, P.E., F.ASCE, former Region 5 Governor and devoted Lafayette, LA, civil...
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Members of the Baton Rouge Branch gut a flood-damaged house. PHOTO: Kirk Lowery
September 9, 2016

ASCE members continue to step up when their communities are down. Last month's record-breaking floods in Baton Rouge, LA, inspired one member's hands-on rescue efforts, and members of the Baton Rouge...
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Streets became rivers this week in Baton Rouge. PHOTO: Joey Coco
August 19, 2016

“Epic.” Joey Coco kept returning to the word as he, shaken and exhausted from a weekend of search-and-rescue work, tried to describe the devastation in his hometown of Baton Rouge, LA, after...
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