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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.

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.

FHWA invokes Civil Rights Act to suspend Houston interstate expansion

A massive infrastructure project planned for Houston is in limbo while the Federal Highway Administration investigates potential Civil Rights Act violations. The outcome could have implications for future projects.

Sacramento-area governments look to create regional trail network

To improve health and safety, provide economic benefits, and help increase transportation access, local governments in the Sacramento, California, region are planning to create a regional trail network.

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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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Sacramento-area governments look to create regional trail network

To improve health and safety, provide economic benefits, and help increase transportation access, local governments in the Sacramento, California, region are planning to create a regional trail network.

From the July/August 2021 print issue

Historic Washington, D.C., library gets a makeover

The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library was transformed into a structure with vibrant multiuse spaces and a renovated rooftop that maximizes city views.

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.

Artificial lake fulfills many roles in a new Houston park

Hines Lake provides the local community with stormwater treatment, flood control protection, recreational facilities, and other benefits.

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.