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March 25, 2019

Are you wondering why you need soft skills as a civil engineer? The Workplace Learning Report, which LinkedIn published last year after surveying 4,000 professionals globally, showed that the top learning priority was how to

April 18, 2019

Libraries aren’t likely the first venues you think of when you consider civil engineering outreach. But maybe they should be. Project BUILD proves that civil engineers and libraries can forge a powerful partnership. “This is…Read More >>

April 17, 2019

How do you motivate engineers so that they want to step up and take ownership of their work, instead of being content with just being along for the ride? This was a question I received…Read More >>

April 16, 2019

In 30 years, the world’s population is expected to reach 9.8 billion. And three-fourths of us – nearly 6.8 billion people – are projected to live in urban areas. It’s safe to say that transportation…Read More >>

April 16, 2019

Earth is the foundation upon which civil engineers build thriving communities, improving the quality of life for people everywhere. April 22 marks Earth Day, the world’s largest environmental campaign, celebrated in more than 193 countries….Read More >>

April 15, 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: • Lily Elefteriadou, Ph.D., M.ASCE, with the 2019…Read More >>

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April 4, 2019

Michael Paddock, P.E., M.ASCE, is a 30-year member of ASCE, a licensed civil engineer and surveyor. His professional career was spent managing teams of over 100 engineers designing infrastructure projects over $1 billion and was…Read More >>

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April 18, 2019

In an Executive Order signed by the President in 2017 and then followed through on in December 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released a proposed rule to redefine the scope of the federal government’s jurisdiction over “waters of the United States (WOTUS)” covered by the...

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April 12, 2019

Capitol Hill has been buzzing with infrastructure-related talks as of late, which has spurred hearings, discussions, and meetings as a part of a legislative push aimed at developing and passing robust and broad infrastructure legislation. The House Transportation Committee continued the conversation around this legislative push with one of the most important issues to consider...

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April 12, 2019

Spring is in the air here in Washington, and so has begun the appropriations process. In anticipation of fiscal year (FY) 2020 appropriations, ASCE sent a series of letters to Key Appropriators while also making it a key legislative ask during this year’s Federal Legislative Fly-In. As ASCE laid the groundwork to secure full funding...

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April 04, 2019

For many Americans, the condition of water infrastructure as “good” has consistently declined since 2016, from 59% in 2016 to 49% in 2019: 59% stated water infrastructure was good in 2016 and in 2019, 49%, which is a sharp decrease. Additionally, 74% of American voters are extremely concerned about chemicals and pollutants in the tap....

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