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Comments sought on new edition of ASCE 7

A public comment period is now open for the 2022 edition of ASCE/SEI 7 Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures.

Civil Engineering Almanac – First amusement park roller coaster in the US

Reuben Hull's Civil Engineering Almanac travels back to the opening of the first roller coaster in the United States was opened at Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York.

New ASCE manual of practice provides framework for hazard-resilient infrastructure

A new ASCE manual of practice released this week gives civil engineers the tools to design, plan, and build more resiliently, more consistently.

Connect with civil engineers around the world

ASCE is the largest professional civil engineering network in the world with more than 150,000 members. That’s why we’ve created ASCE Collaborate – to connect our global community and to help advance your career and the profession.

Record-breaking donation to fund student activities for generations to come

Jean-Louis and Janet Briaud recently announced a $1 million gift to the ASCE Foundation.

Civil Engineering Almanac – Sylvanus Thayer, ‘Father of West Point,’ is born

Reuben Hull's Civil Engineering Almanac travels back to the birth of Colonel and Brevet Brigadier General Sylvanus Thayer.

Members vote Lehman as ASCE 2022 president-elect

Maria C. Lehman has been elected as the Society's 2022 president-elect by a majority of Society members voting in the ASCE 2021 election.

Civil Engineering Almanac – Original Tay Bridge opens

Reuben Hull's Civil Engineering Almanac travels back to the opening of the first railroad bridge over the Firth of Tay between Dundee and Wormit, Scotland.

5 things you didn’t know about the St. Francis Dam failure

The St. Francis Dam failure ranks as the worst U.S. man-made disaster of the 20th century.

New ASCE Fellows – May 2021

ASCE members elected to Fellow status have made celebrated contributions and developed creative solutions that have enhanced lives. Just 3 percent of Society members hold this prestigious honor.