American Society Of Civil Engineers
Latest American Society Of Civil Engineers Items
Inspectors taking the first-ever inventory of flood control systems overseen by the federal government have found hundreds of structures at risk of failing and endangering people and property in 37 states.
President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night is expected to highlight the United States' serious infrastructure problem and his proposals for addressing it. Lately, he's been pointing to our worrisome lag behind Chinese innovation and infrastructure as America's new "Sputnik moment," citing in particular China's 10,000 miles of high-speed rail by 2020 to the United States' 400.
WASHINGTON (AP) A week after a deadly bridge collapse in Minneapolis, President Bush today dismissed raising the federal gasoline tax to repair bridges at least until Congress changes how it spends highway money.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 70,000 bridges across the country are rated structurally deficient like the span that collapsed in Minneapolis, and engineers estimate repairing them all would take at least a generation and cost more than $188 billion.