Infrastructure Matters: 60+ events nationwide. 150 organizations. 7 days.

Beginning today, ASCE will be among 150 diverse groups from all areas of the economy engaging in Infrastructure Week. The theme in 2016 – Infrastructure Matters – tells the story

Building Better Flood Forecast Maps

In celebration of World Water Day, Esri (a market leader in GIS technology) has committed to support the first National Water Model that will enhance flood forecasting to reduce the

Technology Shaping 2016 Construction Trends

Several analysts predict that 2016 will see a 6% growth in the U.S. construction industry, including a jump of 20% in residential building and 11% in commercial building. Advances in

Top Planning, Design, and Development Websites

View Planetizen’s annual list recognizing 10 websites as some of the best resources for urban planning, design, and development. This year’s list highlights sites that allow interactive street design, use crowd-sourced public

The Value of Water

One of the crowning achievements of the 20th century was building reliable water and wastewater systems. Since then, public and private utilities across the country have been putting people to

Roundabouts: The Most Loathed Infrastructure

The roughly 3,700 circular traffic intersections in the U.S. are feared, avoided, and even loathed, often without good reason. This fear is rooted in the invention’s history. Early traffic circles

Clean Water Rule: Definition of “Waters of the U.S.”

The EPA and USACE issued the final Clean Water Rule defining “Waters of the U.S.” on May 27, 2015 (40 CFR 230.3). The rule will become effective 60 days after

A Few Things You Probably Didn’t Know About USACE

Although generally associated with dams, canals and flood protection in the United States, USACE is involved in a wide range of public works throughout the world. The official mission of USACE

TxDOT Takes Part in National Work Zone Awareness Week Campaign

Every year in March/April, TxDOT collaborates with the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) and other transportation partners to observe National Work Zone Awareness Week. The FHA says on average 85% of

Robots Used to Monitor Infrastructure Condition

The attributes of precision, repetition and scale make robots an ideal technology for tackling one of the country’s biggest economic challenges: maintaining the deteriorating infrastructure that threatens the integrity of