Tag: Transportation

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First step: turning an internship into a full-time job

Kacy Grundhauser, A.M.ASCE, talks with Civil Engineering about how she turned a college internship into a full-time job where she can focus on her dual interests in water resources and transportation.

Civil Engineering Almanac – Erie Canal gets a legislative boost

Reuben Hull's Civil Engineering Almanac travels back to the week when the Erie Canal began.

Preparing highways for connected and automated vehicles

A new paper in the "Journal of Infrastructure Systems" discusses the challenges and opportunities required to support CAV operations.

How are ancient Egyptian and modern American road construction linked?

Maxwell Lay, Ph.D., P.E, M.ASCE, lead author of Paving Our Ways (2020) talks about how pavements have evolved throughout history and what their evolution in the future might look like.

Civil Engineering Almanac – Construction begins on the Alaska Highway

Reuben Hull's Civil Engineering Almanac travels back to the start of construction on the Alaska Highway.

Oregon tests granular approach to pay-per-mile fees

As gas tax revenue decreases within the state, the Oregon Department of Transportation studies driver behavior to explore funding alternatives.

The Interstate Highway System: A testament to ambition and perseverance

A segment of I-70 in Colorado completed the nation’s largest and most complex infrastructure project: the Interstate Highway System.

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.

Slideshow: Zaha Hadid Architects-designed art center in China underway

The art center will be located within a lake with a tunneled road extending underneath it. A four-pronged latticed canopy will visually unify the art center’s distinct venues.

Extroverted, energetic Boise leader honored as New Face of Civil Engineering

New Face of Civil Engineering Lauren Nuxoll's force of personality is helping her build teams and her hometown of Boise.