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Slideshow: Delhi-area airport to be India’s greenest

The Delhi Noida International Airport will also merge Swiss efficiency and Indian hospitality, according to Zurich Airport International AG, the company that will build and operate the facility.

American Rescue Plan Act provides billions for transit, rail, airports, and water

Signed into law on March 11, the American Rescue Plan Act focuses on relieving the economic harm associated with the coronavirus pandemic, but it also includes significant funding for infrastructure.

Grand Cayman’s airport upgrades benefit from COVID-related traffic slowdown

The recently completed upgrades to Owen Roberts International Airport on Grand Cayman, the Cayman Islands, triple the airport’s aircraft movement capacity while improving its air quality.

ASCE’s 2021 Report Card Marks the Nation’s Infrastructure Progress

The nation’s infrastructure received an overall cumulative grade of C-, according to ASCE’s recently released 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure.

Mass transit, aviation, water and wastewater receive early attention in Congress

As President Joe Biden’s cabinet begins to take shape, Congress takes steps to address early infrastructure priorities of the new administration.

Airports at risk from sea level rise could more than double by 2100, study finds

Researchers examining the threat to coastal airports from future sea level rise estimate that at least 10% of air routes could be disrupted.

Florida aeronautical university flies high with new student union

Birds in flight inspired the design of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s new student union.

Accelerating through adversity

Some critical civil engineering projects have been completed faster than expected during the pandemic. The culprit? Fewer people on the roads.

COVID-19 Community Calls 25: City of Dreams Part 3

Every day in April, ASCE Plot Points is calling a different civil engineer from around the world to find out how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their life, their community, their work and the civil engineering profession. Thirty days. Thirty phone calls. Community Call 25 closes our mini-series talking with young civil engineers working in Los Angeles. Mario Martinez is a field engineer for the LINX...

Policy Briefing: Coronavirus Relief Bill Provides Billions for Infrastructure

LOOKING TO BOOST the sagging fortunes of three U.S. infrastructure sectors hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress and the Trump administration provided billions in new federal funding for transit, passenger rail, and airports as part of legislation finalized in late March to offer economic relief in the wake of the pandemic. Signed into law by President Donald Trump on March 27, the $2-trillion...