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May 13, 2019

Never before has the future looked so exciting. From autonomous vehicles to the most cutting-edge green technologies, the built environment is reshaping before our eyes. Exciting as it is, these changes breed challenges. The future

May 22, 2019

Gerald E. “Jerry” Buckwalter will join the ASCE staff in a new role, Chief Operating and Strategy Officer, effective June 4. Buckwalter will be responsible for helping to shape the Society’s strategic direction and operational…Read More >>

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May 22, 2019

Civil engineering is not a profession that lacks for great ideas. The 2019 ASCE Innovation Contest makes that much clear. “The entries and winners have jumped another level higher in quality this year,” said Marc…Read More >>

May 20, 2019

ASCE presents nearly 100 Society awards every year, recognizing civil engineers who advance the profession either through achievement or published papers. The most recent Society awards are: • Graham E.C. Bell, Ph.D., P.E., FNACE, F.ASCE,…Read More >>

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May 14, 2019

ASCE News Future Forward highlights civil engineering projects, practices, ideas, and technologies that are future-focused and forward-looking. Given the current infrastructure crisis in the United States, where need outpaces funding by a wide margin, the…Read More >>

May 9, 2019

It’s Construction Safety Week, an important time to highlight concepts and practices that are crucial to the industry year-round. John Gambatese, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, chair of the CI Construction Safety Committee, explains: “As engineers, we…Read More >>

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May 9, 2019

The Civil Engineering Roundtable showcases insights from a cross-section of ASCE members on a variety of industry topics. As spring transitions to summer, it’s the start of that most exciting of seasons – new job…Read More >>

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May 24, 2019

The House Appropriations Committee was hard at work addressing infrastructure and science education this week, which is perfect timing after last week’s nation-wide Infrastructure Week push. The committee passed bills to set aside funding for a number of infrastructure categories including water, energy, and national parks, while the House Appropriations Transportation, Housing and Urban Development...

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May 21, 2019

President Eisenhower built the federal highway system. President Reagan and Congress later fixed it. Tomorrow, President Trump and Congress have a historic opportunity to revitalize America and bring our infrastructure into the 21st century. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) rated the overall condition of our nation’s infrastructure a cumulative grade of D+ on...

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May 16, 2019

The mood this Infrastructure Week was optimistic, with the timing perfectly sandwiched between two important meetings: the April 30th discussion between Democratic leaders in Congress and President Trump to discuss a $2 trillion investment solution and a scheduled next week to discuss funding solutions for this plan. Excitement was in the air from the DMV to Texas,...

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May 16, 2019

Oregon’s infrastructure sits in mediocre condition, earning an overall grade of a “C-” in the most recent Report Card for Oregon’s Infrastructure, which was released by the American Society of Civil Engineers on Wednesday. The Report Card graded 10 categories of infrastructure including energy, drinking water, roads, bridges and more. The Report Card offered analysis...

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