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  • Key Programs

    Work together to close the infrastructure gap from planning to design to delivery

    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

  • Government Shutdown Negatively Impacts Our Infrastructure
    Jan 10 2019
    By Anna Denecke

    The partial government shutdown, triggered by the dispute over President Trump’s proposed border wall with Mexico, has entered its 19th day. Unfortunately, the shutdown is directly impacting infrastructure projects across the country. Many key federal agencies responsible for our nation’s infrastructure are not fully operational, which affects our nation’s roads, bridges, parks, and transit systems,...

    A Look Back: 2018 at ASCE
    Jan 8 2019
    By Emily Castellanos

    With infrastructure making its way to back up to the top of peoples’ minds, 2018 was a busy year for ASCE Government Relations! ASCE released 12 state infrastructure report cards; advocated for and passed a number of federal bills, including the passage of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill and the Water Resources Development...