January 29, 2015

January marks the anniversary of the birth of American civil engineer Gouverneur K. Warren.  A prominent surveyor and mapper of our nation’s western territories and a heroic Union Army general...
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January 8, 2015

Considered an engineering marvel, the Arroyo Seco Parkway reduced travel time between Pasadena and Los Angeles from 27 to 12 minutes....
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December 19, 2014

San Francisco's Peace Pagoda, designed by T.Y. Lin Last month marked the anniversary of the birth of Chinese-American...
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December 5, 2014

ASCE’s 1st International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure was held in Long Beach, California, November 6-8, 2014. The conference had many notable highlights and I thoroughly enjoyed every...
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December 4, 2014

The town of Berthoud, Colorado, about 45 miles north of Denver, is one of several notable landmarks named for Edward L. Berthoud, a railroad engineer who in 1877 located the Colorado Central Railroad...
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November 3, 2014

Albert Fink October marked the anniversary of the birth of Albert Fink (1827-1897), a German-born civil engineer best known...
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October 24, 2014

St. Louis’ historic Union Station, once the world's largest and busiest train station, marked its 120th anniversary this past September, reminding us that at its height, 22 U.S. railroad lines from...
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October 22, 2014

As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal, and as we look to what it will take to be a successful civil engineer in the 21st century, let’s consider the words of John Findley...
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