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CEE Undergrad Phong Ly is MSU’s first Astronaut Scholarship recipient

August 6, 2018

MSU – CEE distance program ranked among top 10 for educational value

April 12, 2018

Deadly train crash adds to doubts about US infrastructure


December 20, 2017

American Society of Civil Engineers. on MSNBC – U.S. Cable

December 20, 2017

Dream Big: Engineering Wonders of the World – New Film

Dream Big: Engineering Wonders of the World is a film for IMAX® and giant screen theatres that gives people of all ages a fresh perspective on the world of engineering and the imagination it takes to create a sustainable future. The first giant-screen film connected to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Dream Big uses…

July 28, 2016

Fears Grow that Brexit Vote Will Delay or Ruin Plan of Building Third Runway at Heathrow

David Cameron had been expected to approve the £17.6bn expansion on July 7, but now there are serious doubts whether any decision will be taken before the Tory leadership election. The future of South East airport expansion will also be seized upon as a pointer for a post-Brexit Government’s commitment to the National Infrastructure plan. Concern…

June 28, 2016

The US Interstate System Turns 60; Utah Leads the Way with Smart Practices and a Boost in the Gas Tax

As interstate system turns 60, Utah freeways in better shape than most. The nation’s interstate freeway system celebrates its 60th birthday this week, an age when many people would approach retirement. A new report says Utah’s interstates are aging more gracefully than most. Utah’s freeways generally are in better physical condition than in most states and are…

June 28, 2016

MEC Blueprint Mississippi Report Calls for $375 Million Annually to Address Mississippi’s Deteriorating Roads and Bridges

An investment of an additional $375 million annually is needed to address the most vital road and bridge needs in Mississippi at the state and local level, according to a report released Friday, Dec. 18 by the MEC Blueprint Mississippi Transportation Infrastructure Task Force. MEC also announced the formation of ‘Excelerate Mississippi’, a program designed to…

January 4, 2016

First Long-Term Highway Bill in a Decade Signed into Law

On December 5, President Obama signed the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act into law. The conference report was approved overwhelmingly in the House of Representatives by a vote of 359-65 and an equally impressive tally of 83-16 in the Senate. A comprehensive five year/$305 billion surface transportation authorization, this law is the culmination of…

January 4, 2016

Bridges, Broadband, Water Mains — What to Fix First?

This week, many Americans will hit the road to spend time with family and friends. And when they get to their destinations, they’ll be thankful for electricity, running water and high-speed Internet service. But all of these systems in the United States are overburden by use, inattention, congestion and lack of funding. Which requires most…

November 24, 2015