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July 5, 2018

Dream Big: Engineering Our World is coming home. Specifically, to your home. Produced by MacGillivray Freeman Films and ASCE, the giant-screen film debuted on Netflix this week, streaming on TVs and hand-held devices all over

July 18, 2018

When London Bridge Train Station opened in 1836, its engineers surely couldn’t have envisioned that 182 years later the railway terminus not only would still be in operation but that it would be pointing the…Read More >>

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July 18, 2018

These days there are lots of differing sentiments around the subject of meetings. Some say they’re critical to effective teams and successful engineering projects. Others say meetings are a waste of time. What’s your opinion?…Read More >>

July 18, 2018

Attending a professional conference provides you with unique learning experiences that can’t be found anywhere else. And what better way to keep up with advancements in our rapidly changing profession. To stay current on trends…Read More >>

July 16, 2018

Often these days, much of the talk around your office water cooler probably centers on what you need to be adding to your Netflix queue (hint: the answer is Dream Big.) ASCE is here to…Read More >>

July 12, 2018

It was your standard get-to-know-you activity. Go around the circle, give your name, where you live, your job, and one interesting fact about yourself. And it got your standard responses, the civil engineers in the…Read More >>

July 12, 2018

The ASCE News Civil Engineering Roundtable showcases insights on a variety of industry topics from a cross section of ASCE members. It’s summertime, so we’re talking top vacation spots. Amusement parks, the big city, the…Read More >>

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July 13, 2018

Leaders in the water infrastructure industry, in association with The Bill Lane Center for the American West at Stanford University, released a report titled “Planning for America’s Water Infrastructure Need,” which focuses on shared interests and challenges likely to face water infrastructure in the future. The report came out of a workshop held in February that...

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June 28, 2018

  This week, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform examined the Trump Administration’s government-wide reorganization plan and shared thoughts and ideas about the proposals, which included infrastructure-related issues.  The proposal is still in its early stages and will require congressional approval for any changes to occur. Margaret Weichert, Deputy Director...

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June 26, 2018

California legislators voted in the spring of 2017 to raise the state’s gas tax for the first time in 23 years. Gov. Jerry Brown praised the decision and signed the bill, SB1, into law, ushering in $5 billion worth of revenue to pay for roads, bridges, and transit projects that would increase safety, ease congestion,...

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June 22, 2018

This week, the Senate Committee on Appropriations passed its Fiscal Year 2019 Homeland Security Appropriations bill. The $48.334 billion bill, which is an increase of $611 million compared to the FY18 enacted level, includes $250 million for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Flood Hazard Mapping and Risk Analysis, which is a $12.5 million decrease...

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