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December 11, 2019

ASCE has announced a new partnership with the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy as part of the recently launched International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure. The collaboration, announced this week at the U.N.

December 12, 2019

The holiday season is upon us. Although it is a time of celebration, it’s also a time for gratitude and giving. Civil engineers have much to be thankful for. With salaries continuing to trend upward,…Read More >>

December 3, 2019

“Engineering With Heart” is a series of articles by Michael Paddock for ASCE News. Paddock, P.E., M.ASCE, a 30-year member of ASCE, is a licensed civil engineer and surveyor. His professional career was spent managing…Read More >>

November 26, 2019

Margarita Kruyff is not a civil engineer. But she works with civil engineers every day in her job as the assistant director of the Environment and Sustainability Department for the City of Miami Beach and…Read More >>

November 25, 2019

The ASCE News Civil Engineering Roundtable showcases insights from a cross-section of ASCE members on a variety of industry topics. ’Tis the season for gratitude. And this Thanksgiving holiday, ASCE members are stepping back and…Read More >>

November 20, 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 >>

November 19, 2019

ASCE’s Structural Engineering Institute issued the “Prestandard for Performance-Based Wind Design” early this year. Performance-based design continues to be one of the four focus areas (along with resilience, life-cycle cost analysis and innovation) of ASCE’s…Read More >>

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December 13, 2019

The following post is written by Blaine Leonard, P.E. 2010 ASCE President and is the Transportation Technology Engineer at the Utah Department of Transportation. Mr. Leonard is responsible for planning and deployment of connected and automated vehicles.  Most of us will end up spending a good deal of time driving this holiday season, whether it’s...


December 12, 2019

The 2019 Council of State Governments‘ National Conference took place last week in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The conference, which was open to state leaders from all three branches of government, featured sessions on topics such as improving access to nutritional food, interbranch cooperation, and interstate compacts. Specific to ASCE’s priorities was an energy policy...


December 05, 2019

Across the nation, we’re seeing more power outages caused by a variety of factors: climate change, increasing storms, heat, and windstorms. That’s right – large amounts of wind can cause power outages, as seen recently in Idaho and Washington.  Luckily, we have a program that was created in 2004 by Congress after a five-year effort...


November 22, 2019

We may be getting excited about the holiday season, seeing family, and time off from work, but here’s what we are not looking forward to: the inevitable bumper-to-bumper traffic on the eve of Thanksgiving—and unfortunately, the car accidents on the road, keeping us stuck in traffic. These accidents and congestion prevent us from getting back...


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