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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 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 >>

November 8, 2018

Our nation’s infrastructure suffers from a lack of funding, and this jeopardizes the safety of our communities. While civil engineers have the expertise and tools to address major challenges associated with ports, dams, drinking water,…Read More >>

November 1, 2018

ASCE has announced the finalists for the 2019 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award, the Society’s preeminent project honor. All five finalists will be honored at ASCE’s 2019 OPAL Gala, March 14, in Arlington, VA, with…Read More >>

November 1, 2018

ASCE has announced winners of the 2019 Outstanding Projects And Leaders leadership awards. The OPAL leadership awards honor a civil engineer’s career achievements in the five categories of construction, design, education, government, and management. The…Read More >>

November 1, 2018

The Beirut Arab University Student Chapter and the Department of Civil Engineering at Beirut Arab University welcomed ASCE President Kristina L. Swallow, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE, for the first time to its campus in Lebanon. The visit…Read More >>

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October 31, 2018

I recently provided management training for a civil engineering firm and this question came up multiple times. Civil engineering managers struggle with delegation for many reasons, but when they do actually start to delegate, a…Read More >>

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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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November 02, 2018

Vote on November 6th It’s officially November, meaning election day is just around the corner. With November 6th days away, take the weekend to map out your voting plan of action. First, find out if you’re already registered to vote then identify your polling precinct and determine how and when you’ll vote. If you aren’t...

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October 31, 2018

On Tuesday, October 30, the Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers released the 2018 Report Card for Connecticut’s Infrastructure, grading five of the state’s infrastructure categories: bridges, drinking water, rail, roads, and wastewater. The Report Card gave the state’s infrastructure systems an overall grade of a “C-.” The Report Card was authored by the Connecticut Infrastructure...

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