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How wet is your wetland?

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Swamp School have each released tools that automate the process to determine if a wetland is in dry, normal, or wet condition at any time.

How the Flint water crisis has impacted US lead-pipe removal efforts

The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, has spurred a push to remove lead water pipes across the United States. But challenges remain.

How autonomous vehicles will change road designs

Self-driving vehicles could change not only how we get from place to place but also how we design the roads we ride along — and how we handle stormwater flows.

Airports to receive COVID-19 relief grants

The Federal Aviation Administration will distribute $8 billion as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

Construction begins on 2 mi long combined sewer overflow tunnel in Alexandria, Virginia

The RiverRenew project in Alexandria, Virginia, includes a 2 mi long tunnel, multiple deep shafts, two large pumping stations, and the significant expansion of an interceptor sewer.

Inequities for Black and Latinx engineers continue, report finds

A Georgetown University report finds serious underrepresentation and persistent wage gaps for Black and Latinx employees in the field of engineering.

Pittsburgh draws inspiration for its “right-sized” airport

The indoor-outdoor design of the airport takes its cues from two distinct features of Pittsburgh: one cultural and one topographical.

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How the Flint water crisis has impacted US lead-pipe removal efforts

The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, has spurred a push to remove lead water pipes across the United States. But challenges remain.

How autonomous vehicles will change road designs

Self-driving vehicles could change not only how we get from place to place but also how we design the roads we ride along — and how we handle stormwater flows.

Airports to receive COVID-19 relief grants

The Federal Aviation Administration will distribute $8 billion as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

Construction begins on 2 mi long combined sewer overflow tunnel in Alexandria, Virginia

The RiverRenew project in Alexandria, Virginia, includes a 2 mi long tunnel, multiple deep shafts, two large pumping stations, and the significant expansion of an interceptor sewer.

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Shenzhen, China, transportation hub inspired by mangrove’s root structures

With transit connectivity inspired by the root structure of mangrove trees, the new transit hub in Shenzhen, China, will link air-, land-, and water-based transit.

From the July/August 2021 print issue

Civil engineers create wonders of the world

ASCE President Jean-Louis Briaud, Ph.D., P.E., highlights some of the incredible and innovative work of civil engineers throughout history.

Engineers must create a culture of zero tolerance for corruption in their workplaces

A zero tolerance policy for bribery, corruption, and fraud is still the imperative in ASCE's new code of ethics.

How to remedy five management flaws and create resilient teams

Jennifer L. Donahue, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, shares her experiences on how engineers can create resilient teams prepared to weather any and all crises.

Best places for civil engineers 2021

Why are three cities from Texas on the list this year? Which city knocked Washington, D.C., down a peg? Why are younger engineers interested in Philadelphia? Read on.