October 12, 2012

Look at the great condition the Huey P. Long Bridge is in. Thanks to Gaea Engineering Consultants for the great tour. Over my...
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October 3, 2012

I have been talking about the need to rehabilitate our aging infrastructure for years now. As a structural engineer whose career has focused on bridges, my emphasis has been on surface...
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September 24, 2012

Chicago is known worldwide for its streets. The collective ambiance and activity make the city streets destinations unto themselves – the flagship shops on Michigan Avenue, the historic theaters...
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August 22, 2012

The basketball arena, seating 12,000, was the largest temporary venue built for any Games and an engineering marvel. Let the...
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August 6, 2012

ASCE’s “Save America’s Infrastructure” Facebook page and blog have a new look! As part of this new design, we would like to hear more from you, our members. As we continue to add weekly...
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July 31, 2012

This summer vacation I traveled to South Florida. The timing was certainly out of season. However, given the heat wave striking the Midwest, I joked that I was going south to escape the heat. In...
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June 29, 2012

Late last month, as Congress was debating a new transportation reauthorization bill, civil engineers at the local level were enlisted to spread the word on the important need for passage of the...
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June 14, 2012

Here's a cool picture to ponder on a hot summer day. Nuclear cooling towers operate year round. In...
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June 1, 2012

If you caught any of the cheap cialis 20mg news coverage of the Golden Gate Bridgeai??i??s 75th anniversary celebrations last week, I hope you felt some pride and excitement. Pride, even if you had...
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May 21, 2012

I recently had the honor of serving as chair of the two-day 2012 Triennial Conference that brought together representatives of ASCE, the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering and Britainai??i??s...
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