Tag: Infrastructure

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ASCE members celebrate Senate infrastructure bill as ‘giant leap forward’

ASCE’s long-term advocacy efforts scored a huge victory this week when the Senate passed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill in a 69-30 bipartisan vote.

Chicago to rebuild 1895 elevated transit station in central business district

The new design will create a visual gateway to the one of the city’s oldest L stations.

5 things you didn’t know about the Pennsylvania Turnpike

The Pennsylvania Turnpike was designated an ASCE landmark in 1988.

Policy Briefing: House, Senate bills would promote dam safety, hydropower, and river restoration

Legislation recently introduced in Congress would boost efforts to rehabilitate, retrofit, or remove U.S. dams while promoting safety, improving hydropower capacity, and restoring rivers.

What can civil engineers do to prevent another Flint water crisis elsewhere?

So, in the aftermath of the Flint water crisis, what lessons have civil engineers learned?

How the Flint water crisis has impacted US lead-pipe removal efforts

The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, has spurred a push to remove lead water pipes across the United States. But challenges remain.

How autonomous vehicles will change road designs

Self-driving vehicles could change not only how we get from place to place but also how we design the roads we ride along — and how we handle stormwater flows.

Evaluating buried offshore pipes’ potential for buckling

A new paper in the Journal of Pipelines Systems Engineering and Practice looks at the pipe-soil interaction, specific to buckling.

Airports to receive COVID-19 relief grants

The Federal Aviation Administration will distribute $8 billion as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

Examining social equity in infrastructure

In this episode of ASCE Interchange, Maya Trotz, professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of South Florida, examines social equity in infrastructure.