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September 10, 2018

The pay trend for civil engineers continues to point up. The 2018 ASCE Civil Engineering Salary Report shows a median $106,500 pre-tax annual income for civil engineers – a significant increase from the $101,000 figure

September 20, 2018

John Barton, P.E., M.ASCE, serves as HNTB Corporation’s national DOT market sector leader and senior vice president. Barton’s experience includes nearly 30 years at the Texas Department of Transportation, including his most recent role as…Read More >>

September 19, 2018

Upholding the public’s safety, health, and welfare is an everyday charge of civil engineers. So when a storm event strikes, it’s only natural that they are among those on the front lines to help with…Read More >>

September 14, 2018

With Hurricane Florence making landfall on the U.S. East Coast this weekend, images of 2017’s autumn come to mind, when storms similarly wreaked havoc in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and elsewhere. ASCE News contacted ASCE…Read More >>

September 14, 2018

ASCE is launching two new student competitions for the 2018-19 academic year. The first, a Sustainable Solutions Competition, will reinforce the now-critical concept of sustainable design with a building project that promises to be challenging…Read More >>

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September 14, 2018

How does my unique background set me apart from others in the industry? What value does the industry place on my distinct knowledge, skills, and ideas? What areas of expertise are most rewarded in the…Read More >>

September 13, 2018

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure has honored the Blower Air Cleanup System Project at the Donald C. Tillman Water Reclamation Plant with an Envision Silver award. DCTWRP is one of the four major water reclamation…Read More >>

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September 19, 2018

On September 18, the Southern San Joaquin Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers released the 2018 Report Card for Kern County’s Infrastructure. Nine categories of infrastructure earned an overall grade of ‘C.’ Bridges received the highest grade of ‘B+,” a significant improvement over the ‘B-’ in the 2012 Kern County Report Card. Transit...

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September 14, 2018

Today, the House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018, S. 3021. The passage of this bill authorizes key programs and projects that are critical to improving our nation’s water-related infrastructure categories. The 2017 Infrastructure Report Card graded each of these categories; ports received a grade of “C+,” while dams, levees,...

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September 07, 2018

ASCE, along with other advocacy groups, policymakers, and business leaders, participated in an event entitled “Partnerships & Progress: Driving Climate Solutions” held by The Hill and the Bipartisan Policy Center to discuss bipartisan congressional initiatives on clean energy, resilience, and disaster preparedness. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) kicked of the event...

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September 06, 2018

Paying it Forward: The Path Toward Climate-Safe Infrastructure in California, released on Wednesday, offers comprehensive recommendations on how the state can move forward to ready its infrastructure for a changing climate. California is a leader in this area, understandably so given the droughts, wildfires, and mudslides the state endures. The report is a direct result...

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