Trump Administration’s Infrastructure Plan Receives Mixed Response on Capitol Hill
Released in mid-February, the long-awaited infrastructure plan from the Trump administration calls for major new funding programs but offers few details regarding how to pay for them....

Next Step: Build Relationships, Have Courage, and Really Listen
Katherine Latham, A.M.ASCE, owner of engineering consulting firm Talman Consultants LLC, advises young engineers to build relationships, have courage, and listen....

Higher Learning: One-Stop-Shop Learning
Philip J. Parker, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE, heads up a collaboration of engineering faculty who are dedicated to changing the way infrastructure education is taught....

Green Park to Offer Respite from Heat in Qatar

Mitigation Banking Has Grown Significantly in Recent Years, Report Says

Proposed Austin Entertainment Complex Will Feature Stadium and Arena

Los Angeles Aims to Parlay Olympic Win into More Funding, Expedited Projects

Project Will Restore, Protect Chicago Union Station Skylight

Office Tower Resembles Map of the City

USGS to Release Updated Flood-Frequency Guidelines

Technology Array Enables Linked Surveys above and below the Surface
An innovative, multisensory workflow can gather a site’s above-and belowground details to create one 3-D survey....

Technology Briefs: Cambridge Develops Overpass Sensor

Technology Briefs: 3-D Printers Build Model Cities for Wind-Tunnel Tests

A Question of Ethics: Practicing Outside of Competence Leads to Tragic Consequences
A hypothetical scenario based on an actual event questions whether two engineers, who were negligent in a building’s design, violated canons 1 and 2 of ASCE’s Code of Ethics....

Cutting through Obstacles: The Durango–Silverton Narrow Gauge Branch of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
The Durango–Silverton Narrow Gauge Branch of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad pioneered the use of narrow-gauge tracks to open up the mountainous interior of the American West....

Type R: Transformative Resilience for Thriving in a Turbulent World, By Ama Marston and Stephanie Marston. New York: PublicAffairs Hachette Book Group, 2018

Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution, By Klaus Schwab with Nicholas Davis. Geneva: World Economic Forum, 2018

Classical Architecture and Monuments of Washington, D.C.: A History & Guide, By Michael Curtis. Charleston, South Carolina: The History Press, 2018

Bridges: A History of the World’s Most Spectacular Spans, By Judith Dupre. New York City: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2017.

Fast Forward: Rising to the Occasion
A parking garage fitted within a stormwater overflow reservoir is designed so that it rises out of the ground during storms as the reservoir fills with water....

 

 

 

 

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