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January 1, 2019

“The devil’s in the detail” is an idiom that is very relevant to civil engineers, and one to think about as you plan for the new year. In the world of civil engineering projects and

January 16, 2019

Students and young civil engineers are faced with many challenges, and they are constantly learning new things, meeting new people, and making decisions. It’s a bit like drinking from a firehose. ASCE understands, which is…Read More >>

January 16, 2019

“I believe that the most important single thing, beyond discipline and creativity, is daring to dare.” – Maya Angelou The riskiest career move is not taking one. So why do we try our best to…Read More >>

January 15, 2019

At its core, civil engineering is a service-driven profession. So it shouldn’t be surprising that so many young civil engineers enter the profession motivated to help their communities, near and far. On today’s episode of…Read More >>

January 15, 2019

Skyscrapers, airports, bridges – you name it, civil engineers build it. The nation needs more civil engineers to lend their ingenuity and bring growing cities to life. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the…Read More >>

January 14, 2019

Ewa Z. Bauer-Furbush, P.E., M.ASCE, NAC, chief engineer of Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, has been honored by ASCE as the 2019 Outstanding Projects And Leaders award-winner in management. The ASCE OPAL awards…Read More >>

January 14, 2019

ASCE members elected to Fellow status have made celebrated contributions and developed creative solutions that have enhanced lives. Just 3 percent of Society members hold this prestigious honor. The most recent members elevated to Fellow…Read More >>

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January 16, 2019

President and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Thomas Donohue delivered his annual State of American Business address last week and called for significant action to modernize our infrastructure as a vital tool that is integral to opportunity and must  treated with great urgency. This announcement coincides with strong voter support – the latest...

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January 16, 2019

This morning, the Inland Empire, Seattle, and Tacoma-Olympia Sections of the American Society of Civil Engineers released the 2019 Report Card for Washington’s Infrastructure. Nine categories received an overall grade of a “C,” which is the same grade the state received in 2013. Despite the overall unchanging GPA, several categories saw significant progress.. Transportation infrastructure...

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January 10, 2019

The partial government shutdown, triggered by the dispute over President Trump’s proposed border wall with Mexico, has entered its 19th day. Unfortunately, the shutdown is directly impacting infrastructure projects across the country. Many key federal agencies responsible for our nation’s infrastructure are not fully operational, which affects our nation’s roads, bridges, parks, and transit systems,...

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January 08, 2019

With infrastructure making its way to back up to the top of peoples’ minds, 2018 was a busy year for ASCE Government Relations! ASCE released 12 state infrastructure report cards; advocated for and passed a number of federal bills, including the passage of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill and the Water Resources Development...

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