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ASCE Day 2024!

ASCE Day celebrates the Society’s founding on November 5, 1852. Twelve esteemed engineers gathered at New York City’s Croton Aqueduct to establish what would become the American Society of Civil Engineers. This year marks ASCE’s 172nd anniversary. Our history is your history.

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Your generous support of the ASCE Foundation on this ASCE Day 2024 provides vital funding to support the engineering profession.

The ASCE Foundation provides support for ASCE programs that enhance quality of life, promote the profession, advance technical practices, and prepare civil engineers for tomorrow.


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Lithograph of the Erie Canal at Lockport, New York c.1855. Published for Herrman J. Meyer, 164 William Street, New York City.

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