Bridges are works of art. Show us you favorite structures. Enter ASCE's Bridges Photo Contest by April 2 for a chance at cash prizes and publication in our annual Bridges Calendar: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Chad Norvell has designed efficient seismic retrofits for a dozen schools in the greater Portland area, proving his job as a civil engineer is all about making lives better. Read the story of this 2017 New Face of Civil Engineering: [ Goo.gl Link ].
A brief history of the Ambassador Bridge and how it transformed trade between the U.S. and Canada.

Ambassador Bridge transformed Canada-U.S. trade

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A detailed look at the engineering and process behind replacing the Tappan Zee Bridge!

Replacing the Tappan Zee Bridge

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Norway is considering plans to build the world's first tunnel for ships, which would allow for safer passage along the Stadhavet Sea, known for heavy winds and hurricanes. Take a closer look.

Norway may build the world's first tunnel for ships

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Every day, nearly 6 billion gallons of treated water is lost due to leaking pipes, many of which were laid in the early to mid-20th century with a lifespan of 75-100 years. On #WorldWaterDay, discover how we can raise the "D" grade for our nation's Drinking Water infrastructure: [ Ow.ly Link ]. #Built4TheFuture
The Caminada Headland Beach shoreline in Louisiana protects a major nearby port and highway from storm surges, but it's suffered from erosion over the last 100 years. Watch and read how it's been restored using sand from an ancient delta of the Mississippi River!

What can you do with 8.7 million cubic yards of sand? Rebuild Caminada Headland

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Don Nguyen is inspired to leave a lasting impact as a civil engineer, not only with the structures he makes a reality, but with the engineers that come after him. Read the story of this 2017 New Face of Civil Engineering: [ Ow.ly Link ].
“I think this is a universal issue. Everyone knows infrastructure needs help and funding," said Brooks Vogel, P.E., M.ASCE, an advocacy champion at ASCE's Legislative Fly-In, an annual event to share the importance of infrastructure with members of Congress. Read about the event!

ASCE Members Bring Report Card Message to Capitol Hill | ASCE News

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A look at how MnDOT is using bridge monitoring systems to help detect structural problems before they affect safety or require expensive repairs.

I-35W ‘Smart Bridge’ Test Site Uses Vibration Data to Detect Bridge Defects

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Jonathan Brower was always amazed as a child by people who understood how and why buildings stood up. Now, he's one of them. Read the story of this 2017 New Face of Civil Engineering:[ Goo.gl Link ].
A look at the controversial plan to bore a tunnel beneath Stonehenge and the complicated engineering behind it. What do you think of the idea?

The controversial plan to tunnel beneath Stonehenge

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Sabrina Rivera loves working on water infrastructure projects that have a positive effect on her community. She's passionate about helping people understand the impact that civil engineering has on their daily lives. Read the story of this 2017 New Face of Civil Engineering: [ Goo.gl Link ].
The San Diego County Water Authority’s Emergency and Carryover Storage Project is the winner of ASCE’s 2017 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award! The project ensures safe, reliable drinking water service for 3.2 million residents in a region susceptible to drought and earthquakes.

Emergency and Carryover Storage Project Earns OCEA | ASCE News

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ASCE wants to see your striking bridge photos that highlight the design and engineering achievements of civil engineers! Enter our Bridges Photo Contest by April 2 for a chance to win cash prizes and publication in our Bridges calendar: [ Ow.ly Link ].
Norway is considering plans to build the world's first tunnel for ships, which would allow for safer passage along the Stadhavet Sea, known for heavy winds and hurricanes. Take a closer look.

Norway may build the world's first tunnel for ships

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America's infrastructure received a cumulative grade of a "D+" in ASCE's 2017 Infrastructure Report Card. 3 categories declined, 7 saw slight improvements, and 6 remained unchanged from the 2013 Report Card. Explore the grades: [ Ow.ly Link ].
Take a 360-degree tour of the infamous tunnel boring machine "Big Bertha," who has now completed 90% of its 1.75-mile subterranean journey.

Get a 360-Degree Tour of Seattle's Gargantuan Tunneling Machine

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How can engineers help to prolong the life of existing infrastructure? Researchers are investigating ways to minimize inspection costs and increase the service life of structures. Take a look and let us know your thoughts!

Upgrading our infrastructure: Targeting repairs for locks, dams and bridges

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“'There is no precedent' for raising a roadway within an existing arch," but that's exactly what engineers are doing on the 85-year-old Bayonne Bridge. Take a look!

The Bayonne Bridge's New and Higher Road Deck

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