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ASCE’s New Infrastructure Report Card: Another D+, But Solutions Available

ASCE’s 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, released Thursday, offers the nation both bad news and good news. The bad is the average grade, D-plus, has not changed since the last Report Card four years ago, reflecting a continued dire need of overhaul. The good news is the Report Card says such an overhaul is still attainable, and offers suggested solutions that can make that overhaul happen. “There are reasons...

ASCE Board Sets Strategic Direction; Approves Policies, Budget

The ASCE Board of Direction has endorsed updated strategies to improve the state of America’s infrastructure, transform the profession so that civil infrastructure is more sustainable, and reduce the life-cycle cost of infrastructure by 50 percent by 2025 and foster the optimization of infrastructure investments for society. At its July 8-9 meeting in San Diego, the Board held strategic discussions on the Society’s Sustainable Infrastructure...