Study Evaluates Dam-Removal Trends in the United States

Fast Forward: All Wound Up
A 101-story, cable-supported tower has been proposed for a 30 by 30 m site in New York City....

The Tyranny of Metrics, By Jerry Z. Muller. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2018

Cadets Construct First, Design Later in Summer Engineering Course

A Question of Ethics: Engineers Should Use Their Knowledge and Expertise with Diligence and Good Faith
Fundamental Canon 3 of ASCE's Code of Ethics states, "Engineers shall issue public statements only in an objective and truthful manner." This month's column looks at a scenario in which a senior engineer...

Success in Seattle: The Lacey V. Murrow Memorial Bridge and Mount Baker Ridge Tunnel
Looking for a way to span the roughly 20 mi long Lake Washington, engineers constructed the Murrow Bridge, the largest floating bridge in the world at the time, and the Mount Baker Ridge Tunnel....

Are There Limits on An Owner's Right To Terminate for Convenience?
State law trumped federal law when a court in Massachusetts determined how to interpret a state agency's use of a terminate for convenience clause....

Harvester Extracts Water from Desert Air
Scientists have successfully tested a passive system that harvests water from desert air; one that needs neither high humidity nor energy expenditure....

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Successful Engineering Projects Respect the Communities They Serve
It is the duty of civil engineers to engage the community before embarking on a project....

Trump’s Infrastructure Plans, While Still Vague, Offer Promise of Increased Funding
Some experts are expressing cautious optimism that the new administration will renew the nation’s focus on infrastructure improvements....

Seven Questions: Wisdom and Guidance for Successful Career Building: An interview with Maggie Scott Moros on social media

Dubai Maritime Museum Will Dive Beneath Persian Gulf

Modern, More Durable Lift Bridge in Canada Replaces Older Crossing

Beijing Concert Hall Features Lotus Design

Construction Begins Soon on Major Pipeline in Houston

Largest Mass Timber Building in U.S. Takes Shape in Minneapolis

Singapore Expands Island Using Dutch Method

U.S. EPA ‘Action Plan’ Proposes Steps to Improve Public Health

Greater Use of ‘Smart Surfaces’ Would Greatly Benefit Washington, D.C., Report Says

 

 

 

 

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