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New ASCE Press Publication Offers Insight on Climate Change and its Impact on Civil Infrastructure

June 28, 2024 - in News

Reston, Va. – The latest title from the American Society of Civil Engineer’s, The Great Civil Engineering Overhaul, details the effects that climate change has had and will continue to have on civil infrastructure and what alterations are required to enable…

New ASCE Standard 78 Provides Guidelines on Physical Security for Water Management Facilities

June 18, 2024 - in News, Water

Reston, Va. – ASCE’s newest standard, Guidelines for the Physical Security of Water and Wastewater/Stormwater Utilities, ASCE/EWRI 78-24, provides…

ASCE Statement on Collapse of Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore

March 28, 2024 - in Bridges, Transportation

Image: Rescue personnel gather on the shore of the Patapsco River after a container ship ran into the Francis Scott Key Bridge early Tuesday, causing…

ASCE Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Passage, Inaugural National Stormwater Day

November 20, 2023 - in Announcement, Events, News

RESTON, Va. – Today, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) celebrates two commemorative events, which share a common theme: investments in infrastructure resilience are key to a safe and prosperous future for all Americans. Two years ago, President…

This Week: Civil Engineers to Gather in Chicago for the ASCE 2023 Convention

October 17, 2023 - in Announcement, Events

CHICAGO, IL. — The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2023 Convention takes place this week at the Hilton Chicago Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, October 18-21! As we approach the two-year anniversary celebrating passage of the bipartisan federal…

ASCE Joins White House Summit on Building Climate-Resilient Communities

September 29, 2023 - in Announcement, Events, News

Newly released framework highlights critical role of adopting engineering codes and standards informed by latest climate data   RESTON, Va. – The White House Climate Policy Office hosted the Summit on Building Climate Resilient Communities today…

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Named National ASCE Concrete Canoe Winner for Record Seventh Time

June 14, 2023 - in Awards, News

The Georgia Institute of Technology Wins Sustainable Solutions Competition and Purdue University Northwest Wins Surveying Competition    Reston, VA. – A team of students from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly SLO)…

New Toolkit Centralizes Tools and Resources to Improve Resilience

June 13, 2023 - in News, Products, Technology

“Pathways to Resilient Communities” available to elected officials and decisionmakers looking to protect communities against natural and manmade disasters   Reston, Va. — The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has released a new online toolkit,…

New Addition to the ASCE/SEI 7-22 Standard Protects Buildings from a 500-Year Flood Event

May 26, 2023 - in Buildings

Update to the flood loads chapter complements ASCE 7 focus on hazard resilience for communities   Reston, VA — The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released a new update to their most widely used standard today, ASCE/SEI 7-22 Minimum…

Iowa Civil Engineers Give the State’s Infrastructure a “C” Grade

April 12, 2023 - in News

Grades across 13 categories range from a "B-" for roads and solid waste to a "D" for dams   Des Moines, Iowa – Members of the American Society of Civil Engineers – Iowa Section released the 2023 Report Card for Iowa’s Infrastructure…