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Congress Takes First Step to Develop New Water Resources Bill

November 23, 2015 | By: Whitford Remer

Several members of Congress from the House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee gathered in New Orleans earlier this month to listen to stakeholders offer their wishes for a new water resources bill the Committee has pledged to introduce in 2016. Spearheaded by freshman Congressman Garrett...

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Tags: dams, levees, WRDA

Conference Committee Meets on Highway & Transit Bill

November 19, 2015 | By: Peter Nonis

Yesterday, the joint House & Senate conference committee on the surface transportation authorization legislation met in what will likely be its only public meeting before the looming December 4 deadline to finalize work on a bill.  The conference committee chairman, Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) kicked-off...

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Tags: bridges, congress, highway trust fund, roads, surface transportation, transit


Tell Congress to Go Big on Transportation

November 17, 2015 | By: Peter Nonis

The House and Senate are currently meeting to decide a big question when it comes to the future of the nation’s surface transportation program: Should funding levels be increased in order to improve and modernize the nation’s roads, bridges and transit system, or should funding...

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Tags: bridges, congress, highway trust fund, roads, transit, transportation


Five Year Highway & Transit Bill with Funding Increases Better Option

November 16, 2015 | By: Peter Nonis

Last week, transportation stakeholders sent a letter to the House and Senate surface transportation conference committee in support of a robust five year highway and transit bill that would increase investment levels. The House-passed bill includes a $40 billion offset which could help increase investment...

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Tags: bridges, congress, highway trust fund, roads, transit, transportation

Infrastructure in the News: Innovation and Investment

November 13, 2015 | By: Olivia Wolfertz

With one week left until the House and Senate must negotiate on a compromise between the two pending transportation bills, the DRIVE Act and the Surface Transportation Reauthorization & Reform Act (STRRA), our infrastructure’s future continues to take center stage. ASCE and a group of...

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Tags: congress, gamechangers, infrastructure investment


Army Corps of Engineers Are Stewards of Infrastructure

November 11, 2015 | By: Becky Moylan

As stewards of our nation’s infrastructure, civil engineers work to design, build, and maintain our roads, bridges, water pipes, dams, and levees through many different private companies and public agencies, including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). In honor of the veterans who have...

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Tags: inland waterways