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ASCE: Investment Gap Up To $2.59 Trillion, Bold Action Needed; ASCE’s Infrastructure Report Card Gives U.S. ‘C-’

March 3, 2021 - in Featured, News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) today released the 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, its latest quadrennial assessment of the nation's infrastructure. The Report Card gives the U.S. an overall ‘C-’…

Conference Preview IECA and Geosynthetics Conferences Combining for Online Event

February 8, 2021 - in Articles, Event Coverage, Events, Featured

Click Here to view the Conference Preview: IECA and Geosynthetics Conferences Combining for Online Event

Map Your City, Even from the Comfort of Your Home

February 4, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

It’s possible to make data accessible by anyone and get the job done anywhere, anytime. If 2020 taught us anything, it taught us that we must be remote.…

A Big Deal by Any Measure: Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Opens for Business

February 4, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

  Currently clunkily named, but impressive by every other measure, the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement opened all six vehicle lanes to traffic on Oct. 5, 2020, marking the triumphant conclusion to a seven-year, $1.47-billion project that may well turn…

North Dakota Wildlife Crossing Improves Highway Safety for Animals and People

February 4, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

To help reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions and protect North Dakota’s bighorn sheep population, a wildlife underpass was completed recently as part of a $38.5 million project along U.S. 85 that replaced the historic Long X Bridge over the Little Missouri…

Senate Confirms Buttigieg As USDOT Secretary

February 4, 2021 - in Featured, News, People

The Senate confirmed Peter Buttigieg as the 19th secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation on February 2 by a vote of 86 to 13. [Above photo by Gage Skidmore.] The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation approved the nomination of…

New Study: Total Economic Contribution of Engineering & Architectural Services Nearly $600 Billion

February 3, 2021 - in Featured, Financial, News

One in Thirty-Three Americans Owes Their Job to Engineering and Architectural Services Industry   Washington, DC (February 3, 2021)— The Engineering and Architectural Industry is a significant driver of the U.S. economy supporting $600 Billion…

February 2021 Trends

February 1, 2021 - in Featured, News, Trends

In this section, Informed Infrastructure compiles infographics from trusted sources that reveal insight on infrastructure spending. We also compile some of the top infrastructure stories that shouldn’t be missed. For ongoing news coverage, turn…

Engineering Drives Significant Economic Activity and Employment New Landmark Study Finds

January 11, 2021 - in Featured, Financial, News

Engineering and Architectural Services Sector Employs More Than 1.5 Million; Generates 2% Of U.S. Economy Washington, DC (January 11, 2021)— The Engineering and Architectural Services sector directly employs more than 1.5 million Americans and supports…

ASCE Structural Engineering Institute Announces the Structural Engineers 2050 Commitment Program

December 18, 2020 - in Featured, News

New program provides structural engineers with the necessary tools and resources to contribute and track projects toward the vision of net-zero embodied carbon structures by 2050   RESTON, Va. – The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Structural…