covid19

COVID-19 Relief Package Includes Win for Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund

The nation’s ports got a little love in the recently passed CARES Act, the colossal stimulus package that provides COVID-19 relief. In this legislation is a long-time ASCE priority: a provision that would unlock the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) and help ports that need dredging work. ASCE strongly advocated for the bipartisan Full Utilization......

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COVID-19 Stimulus Relief Package Must Address Drinking Water, Wastewater

Safe and accessible drinking water. Properly treated wastewater. Reliable electricity that keeps the lights on. Ports and airports to move goods through the country and overseas safely. Highways, bridges, and public transportation to get people to the grocery, pharmacy, or doctor. These systems are part of the critical infrastructure that is imperative during the response......

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Civil Engineers Outline Most Pressing Infrastructure Priorities for COVID-19 Relief

The following is a statement by Tom Smith, Executive Director, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) on infrastructure investment in further COVID-19 stimulus packages: “In this time of crisis, it is crucial that we not forget about the systems that keep our economy moving and are so critical to public health and safety, including transit,......

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COVID -19 Hits Infrastructure Sectors

With the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic now impacting all 50 states, D.C., and Puerto Rico, life as we know it has ground to a halt. This has cascading impacts on the infrastructure sectors that engineers work on –  from declining infrastructure revenue sources, such as state DOT and transit agency budgets, to delayed projects across the......

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