Civil + Structural Engineering News

New 3D IMAX movie aims to bring engineering into the forefront of American culture

Dream Big: Engineering Our World, a film for IMAX and giant-screen theaters is being released Feb. 17 across the country in conjunction with Engineers Week, Feb. 19-25 www.discovere.org/our-programs/engineers-week). The film reveals how engineers have changed both everyday lives and entire societies. Produced in partnership with the American Society of Civil Engineers and presented by Bechtel […]

ARTBA: Decision to exempt NWP program help speed delivery of transportation projects

A Feb. 8 decision by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to exempt the Nationwide Permit (NWP) program from a Jan. 20 Executive Order freezing regulatory activity by federal agencies will help speed the delivery of transportation projects, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) says.

Project draws on recovery lessons from Hurricane Sandy to improve U.S. resilience and disaster preparedness

Purdue University will lead research to determine why some communities recover from natural disasters more quickly than others, an effort aimed at addressing the nation’s critical need for more resilient infrastructure and to enhance preparedness.

2017 Rising Stars in Civil + Structural Engineering nomination period opens

Civil + Structural Engineer is seeking nominations for its sixth annual Rising Stars in Civil + Structural Engineering, recognizing younger professionals whose exceptional technical capability, leadership ability, effective teaching or research, or public service has benefited the civil or structural engineering professions, their employers, project owners, and society.

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