Issues & Advocacy

  • Our Initiatives

    ASCE has three strategic initiatives that guide our work. 

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

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

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

  • Highway Trust Fund

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    By May of 2015 America's transportation programs will be out of money. 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

  • This Week in Infrastructure: The Cascading Effect of Aging Infrastructure
    Dec 19
    By Olivia Wolfertz

      As the weather changes and our infrastructure continues to be neglected, issues and disruptions are increasing. Infrastructure collapses, like the water main break in DC, remind us that failing infrastructure is fragile and unpredictable—and...Read More >>

    Nevada Report Card Reveals a $15B Infrastructure Problem
    Dec 16
    By Brittney Kohler

    During the past twenty years Nevada experienced one of the largest growth surges in the country and then one of the worst downturns from late 2008 through 2013. This roller coaster economy decreased funding levels...Read More >>