Preparing for the imminent surge in infrastructure projects

December 12, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Infrastructure is what keeps business—and life—moving. The strength of the nation’s public roads and utility distribution systems impacts everything from employment to healthcare. According to the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), however, 43% of the public roadways in the […]

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ASCE releases world’s first tornado safety building standard

December 21, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Scott told Construction Dive that the idea came out of cooperation between the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the ASCE following the Joplin tornado disaster in 2011, which killed 161 people along a 6-mile path and caused […]


Tornado-Resistant Building Design Premieres in ASCE 7-22

December 2, 2021

Via: ENR

The National Institute of Standards and Technology started working toward its goal of a wind-load standard for tornado-resistant design after a tornado devastated Joplin, Mo., on May 22, 2011. A decade later, on Dec. 1, NIST reached its goal when […]


ASCE Gives Ohio a C-Minus Infrastructure Rating; Rail Rates Highly While Levees, Roads, Transit Lag

February 11, 2021

Via: ENR

Ohio’s infrastructure ranked an average of C- in the Ohio Council of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2021 Report Card for Ohio’s Infrastructure released Feb. 11. “We found that Ohio has improved some infrastructure areas over the last 10 […]