ASCE president issues statement on American Jobs Plan proposal

April 1st, 2021

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) applauds President Joseph R. Biden’s American Jobs Plan, a truly historic proposal for modernizing and improving the nation’s infrastructure, said Jean-Louis Briaud, Ph.D., P.E., president, ASCE. The society urges Congress and the Biden Administration to now work together to develop a comprehensive, bipartisan infrastructure bill that will set […]

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ASCE offers virtual workshop: Geosynthetic-reinforced MSE walls, berms, embankments and slopes

February 10th, 2021

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will offer a two-day virtual workshop, “Geosynthetic-Reinforced MSE Walls, Berms, Embankments and Slopes,” on March 2 and March 4, 2021. Participants will have access to the virtual workshop video archives and materials for 60 days from the start day of the workshop. Virtual workshop brief Mechanically stabilized earth […]

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ASCE recognizes outstanding projects and leaders, and outstanding civil engineering achievements

February 4th, 2021

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) announced its 2021 recipients of the society’s Outstanding Projects and Leadership (OPAL) awards, which recognize lifetime achievement in each of five categories: construction, design, education, government and management. These individuals have furthered the civil engineering profession and improved local communities by contributing to thriving local economies and superb […]

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ASCE Structural Engineering Institute announces joint virtual CASE, NCSEA and SEI town hall event

January 29th, 2021

Structural engineering leaders will discuss new joint vision where structural engineers are widely recognized as making key contributions to the advancement of society on a national and global scale.    The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) announces the Joint Virtual Coalition of American Structural Engineers (CASE), National Council of Structural Engineers […]

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ASCE names Lehman, Moore official nominees for 2022 president-elect

January 26th, 2021

The official nominees for American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2022 president-elect, as selected by the society’s Board of Direction Nominating Committee, are Maria Lehman, P.E., ENV SP, F.ASCE, and Peter M. Moore, P.E., ENV SP, LEED AP, F.ASCE. The ASCE election opens May 1 with online ballots accepted through June 1. The election winner […]

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ASCE Geo-Congress 2022 issues call for abstracts and special session proposals

January 13th, 2021

The Geo-Congress Program Committee is inviting abstracts and special sessions proposals for the technical program of the ASCE Geo-Institute’s Geo-Congress 2022: State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering, in Charlotte, N.C., March 20–23, 2022. Submit an abstract by Feb. 12, 2021, for any of the topics posted on the conference website: In […]

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New study showing broad economic harm due to inadequate infrastructure investments coming Jan. 12

January 7th, 2021

Report will detail higher costs to consumers, job losses and vulnerable industries The nation’s infrastructure is the backbone of the U.S. economy, and it is critical for economic growth, essential industries to function, and consumers’ wallets and wellbeing. Americans every day feel the effects of the underinvestment in infrastructure when a water main breaks, when […]

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ASCE, MRCTI and U.S. Chamber of Commerce to host press teleconference on infrastructure resilience Dec. 16

December 16th, 2020

Call on president-elect to champion new level of local resilience On Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020, at 10 a.m. Central, Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative (MRCTI) mayors joined by U.S. Chamber of Commerce and ASCE representatives will urge Congress to pass the bipartisan Resilience Revolving Loan Fund bill, S. 3418, STORM Act. The impact of […]

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Civil engineers to grade Utah’s infrastructure through virtual news conference Dec. 16

December 15th, 2020

The Utah Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will unveil its preliminary findings from the 2020 Report Card for Utah’s Infrastructure tomorrow, Dec. 16, 2020, through a virtual news conference. The full report will be released in early January 2021 and will be accessible on the state’s Report Card page, which currently […]

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ASCE honors Berg

December 14th, 2020

Ryan R. Berg, P.E., D.GE, of Ryan R. Berg & Associates Inc., in Woodbury, Minn., has been honored by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) with the 2021 Martin S. Kapp Foundation Engineering Award “for his expertise in geosynthetic-reinforced earthworks and retaining structures and for his lifelong contributions to the developments and applications of […]

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