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Levee Damage

Recent research has revealed that repeated flooding events have damaged the nation's aging earthen levee system, invisibly weakening them even as more extreme floods may become more regular.

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Fast Fact

The first self-proclaimed civil engineer was John Smeaton who constructed the Eddystone Lighthouse. Read about this historic landmark on the ASCE site >>

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Industry Day News

February marks the anniversary of the death of French structural engineer Jean-Rodolphe Perronet, who is credited for advancing bridge design by integrating Gothic building principles, Learn more about Perronet in this article from ASCE:

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Now Hiring!

O’Brien Engineering, Inc. has an immediate opening for a full-time Water Resources Engineer who has a background in water resources and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or Water Resources or similar and 4+ years of experience. For…

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Industry News

On December 5, 2019, construction began on the Presidio Tunnel Tops project in San Francisco. This 14 acre park built atop highway tunnel adds to the growing trend to multi-use road and rail ways by adding public spaces and parks.…

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