New bridge boosts capacity from Port of Long Beach

More goods can move faster across – and under – a cable-stayed bridge at one of the nation’s busiest ports.

Record-breaking donation to fund student activities for generations to come

Jean-Louis and Janet Briaud recently announced a $1 million gift to the ASCE Foundation.

So you’re returning to the civil engineering office, but what should you wear?

Civil engineers are returning to in-person work this year, which means renewed questions about appropriate dress code.

NASA beach project requires the right stuff — even for Florida sand

The sand for the new dune system had to meet specific requirements for grain size, color, and other factors because of the site’s dual nature as a spaceport and wildlife sanctuary.

How to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 — but there is a cost

To expand the global use of clean energy technology, the International Energy Agency road map lays out milestones that would cost an estimated $5 trillion and create tens of millions of jobs.

Members vote Lehman as ASCE 2022 president-elect

Maria C. Lehman has been elected as the Society's 2022 president-elect by a majority of Society members voting in the ASCE 2021 election.
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Connect with civil engineers around the world

ASCE is the largest professional civil engineering network in the world with more than 150,000 members. That’s why we’ve created ASCE Collaborate – to connect our global community and to help advance your career and the profession.

Record-breaking donation to fund student activities for generations to come

Jean-Louis and Janet Briaud recently announced a $1 million gift to the ASCE Foundation.

Civil Engineering Almanac – Sylvanus Thayer, ‘Father of West Point,’ is born

Reuben Hull's Civil Engineering Almanac travels back to the birth of Colonel and Brevet Brigadier General Sylvanus Thayer.

Members vote Lehman as ASCE 2022 president-elect

Maria C. Lehman has been elected as the Society's 2022 president-elect by a majority of Society members voting in the ASCE 2021 election.

Technical notes

Surviving high winds: Enhancing the durability of residential construction

Extreme tornado events can cause damage and loss of life as a result of flying debris and collapsing structures. While most tornadoes are generally...

New paper probes mobile technology’s effectiveness in communicating COVID-19 health alerts

A new paper in the Natural Hazards Review offers a preliminary look at state-level and locality-level wireless emergency alert systems.

Advice for a construction industry coping with the pandemic

A new paper in the "Journal of Management in Engineering" provides some guidance to construction firms coping with pandemic challenges.

Using remote sensing to detect changes in soil surface elevation

Agriculture tillage is the process of ripping the soil to prepare it for planting. This is the most common management method in U.S. agriculture....

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