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November 9, 2018

Somewhere along the way, the world mistakenly got the idea that civil engineers were shy, awkward number-crunchers, incapable of making eye contact during a conversation. The ASCE Plot Points podcast is here to straighten out

November 20, 2018

There’s a great, big world out there waiting for you to explore. Travel can be a game-changer for the perspectives that shape your work as a civil engineer. ASCE 2018 President Kristina Swallow discusses her…Read More >>

November 20, 2018

Doug Taylor, P.E., M.ASCE, Region 9 disaster preparedness chair, has been rallying ASCE members to help assess and tag structures in Paradise, CA, site of the deadliest and most destructive wildfires in California history. Taylor provided ASCE…Read More >>

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November 15, 2018

Ron Klemencic is having a good year. Engineering News-Record named him its 2018 Award of Excellence winner, followed by a cover feature highlighting Klemencic’s remarkable career of innovation and collaboration. Far from resting on his…Read More >>

November 15, 2018

What’s your inventive infrastructure idea? The ASCE Innovation Contest can help it become a reality. The fourth annual ASCE Innovation Contest is accepting submittals through March 4. Enter in any of five categories: • improvements…Read More >>

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November 14, 2018

As California continues to contend with the deadliest wildfires in the state’s history, Doug Taylor is rallying ASCE members to help. Taylor, P.E., M.ASCE, the ASCE Region 9 disaster preparedness chair, has worked year-round to…Read More >>

November 8, 2018

For civil engineers climate change is more than a social obligation, it’s a matter of business. As Terry Neimeyer, CEO of KCI Technologies, said at the 2018 ASCE Industry Leaders Forum, “In my own company,…Read More >>

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November 16, 2018

When Congress returns on Tuesday, November 21, they face a post-election “lame-duck” session, facing a funding deadline to prevent a partial government shutdown and other lingering issues. Additionally, both parties are conducting leadership elections this week, parts of which will linger into weeks ahead. Party leadership, new Committee Chairs, and Ranking Members will all need...

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November 14, 2018

The 2018 Report Card for Pennsylvania’s Infrastructure was released today at four events around the state. Pennsylvania earned a cumulative GPA of a “C-,” which was the same grade the state earned four years ago. The report included an evaluation of the state’s aviation, bridges, dams, drinking water, energy, freight rail, hazardous waste, inland waterways,...

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November 07, 2018

Infrastructure investment was again a prevailing theme on ballots in many states this past election season. The midterm election poised an opportunity for states to create new revenue streams as well as secure existing ones. Let’s recap what happened with infrastructure initiatives on state ballots: California rejected a repeal of the 10-cent gas tax increase...

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November 05, 2018

The top issues in the 2018 election look a little different from previous elections. Conversations and plans around infrastructure have crept up in campaign debates all over the country, when this topic normally would not hit the desk of the newly elected official, or incumbent, until after Election Day. The Brookings Institution released a report...

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