Once overrun with pollutants, Los Angeles' Echo Park Lake has been sustainably rehabilitated for wildlife and recreational uses, making it a worthy nominee for ASCE's 2015 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement award.
Engineers Week salutes the incredible contributions engineers make to society while promoting engineering careers to the next generation. Find out how ASCE celebrated the event, held February 22-28, 2015.
The Echo Park Lake Rehabilitation Project transformed an impaired body of water into a jewel for Los Angeles, providing public recreation, stormwater quality improvement, and wildlife refuge areas. Get an inside look at the project.
A Howe pony truss that was largely destroyed by arson provided researchers the opportunity to study how posttensioning technology was used in the 1830s to 1860s. Their findings indicate that engineers can achieve a permanent prestressed state in wood structures.
5 ASCE members testified in support of increased education requirements for the licensed civil engineer of the future during an informational hearing held by the Vermont Board of Professional Engineering.
Get an inside look at how the Colton Crossing Flyover, an Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award finalist, eliminated one of the worst congested railway passages in the U.S.
Mooring Analysis Task Committee; Edited by John W. Gaythwaite, P.E.
Edited by Mohammed M. Ettouney, Ph.D., P.E.
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