The Trump administration has been trying to kill federal funding for certain water restoration efforts, but congressional leaders included about $450 million in the budget for them. Among the saved programs are those fighting the Asian carp invasion in the Great Lakes and helping clean up the Chesapeake Bay.
"Should Your Daughter Be A Civil Engineer?" In 1968, ASCE Younger Member Judy Hamilton, P.E., M.ASCE, posed and answered that question in Civil Engineering magazine. Fifty years on and still an active engineer, how well does Hamilton think her advice has held up? Read her interview and the original article.
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Tolling should be part of the national solution to infrastructure improvement along with fuel taxes, writes Pat Jones, executive director of the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association. Jones disputes the assertion by the American Trucking Associations that highway tolls are a "fake funding scheme."
Three designs have been prepared for gantry-type structures to improve toll collection at the Golden Gate Bridge, with construction expected to begin in late 2019. Contractor AECOM presented the designs.
There are so many CRM systems available today, but most are designed generically, meaning they may not specialized for roofing or construction work. Here are four key factors to consider before purchasing a CRM software for your roofing business. Read more.
The Senate headed off a federal government shutdown Friday with a 65-32 vote on a $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill the House approved Thursday. White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said President Donald Trump will sign the bill.
In the last 11 years, the Army Corps of Engineers has spent $200 million to design and start construction on a replacement Chickamauga lock on the Tennessee River, and the budget passed by Congress provides $78 million more toward the $850 million project. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R.-Tenn., said the lock is "a vital piece of infrastructure that supplies jobs and supports the East Tennessee economy."
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