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  • Initiatives

    Sustainable Infrastructure, ASCE Grand Challenge, and Raise the Bar

    Propose practical solutions to maintain & modernize our nation’s deteriorating infrastructure

    Embrace and encourage civil engineers’ role as contributors to a sustainable world     

    Increase education requirements for engineering licensure to better protect the public in the future

  • Highway Trust Fund

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    While the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act provided five years of certain funding for roads, bridges, and transit, it didn't address the long-term solvency of the Highway Trust Fund. Tell Congress you want to see a long-term solution to fund our nation's transportation needs. Take action with ASCE at www.fixthetrustfund.org

    Report Card

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    America's Infrastructure Report Card is out! Find out the grades and how you can help

  • Infrastructure Week: Time to Build
    May 15 2017
    By Anna Denecke

    The fifth annual Infrastructure Week is underway.  More than 100 events are being held around the country this week, with the goal of elevating infrastructure as a critical issue impacting all Americans. Things kicked off Monday morning with an event at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, featuring Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Los Angeles Mayor Eric...

    South Carolina Legislature Says “Yes” to Gas Tax Increase
    May 10 2017
    By Maria Matthews

    For the first time in 30 years South Carolina will increase its gas tax.  With a resounding veto override South Carolina joins California, Indiana, Montana, and Tennessee as the 5th state to raise the gas tax in 2017 and 22nd state since 2013. The package was a few legislative sessions in the making and the...