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5/25/2018

SmartBrief has updated its Privacy and Cookie Policy. Here are the key things for you to note: Our Privacy and Cookie Policy has been rewritten to make it easier to understand and to address new EU requirements. The policy outlines how we collect, use, share and protect your personal data. It also includes details on how you can make choices about your information and the measures we've put in place to keep your information secure. We encourage you to review our new policy at smartbrief.com/privacy.

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5/25/2018

A recent Monmouth University poll found that 55% of Americans believe President Donald Trump is not focusing enough on infrastructure, but 26% say the president is giving infrastructure enough attention. Sixty-two percent of respondents believe the federal government does not spend enough on infrastructure.

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5/25/2018

As they enter the workforce, several graduating members of the 2018 class of New Faces of Civil Engineering - College reveal their aspirations to ASCE News. Get some perspectives from the next generation.

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5/25/2018

The mile-high city will make a great setting for the flagship gathering of the Society in October. Here are the five things that will appeal to you as an engineer. Check them out, then register for the ASCE 2018 Convention.

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5/25/2018

The Pennsylvania Turnpike predicts use by 2.3 million vehicles over the Memorial Day weekend. Nationwide, AAA anticipates the most holiday travelers in more than 12 years.

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5/25/2018

Tolls on the Western Harbour Tunnel in Hong Kong will increase as much as 8.8% Sunday. The Western Harbour Tunnel Co. cited falling revenue and rising costs as reasons for the increase.

5/25/2018

NRCA will be using Thunderclap, a crowdspeaking platform that allows people to tweet or post a Facebook message on the same day -- and at the same time -- to achieve the maximum effect and rise above the noise. Learn how you can join in on this virtual flashmob to promote National Roofing Week on June 3. Learn more.

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5/25/2018

Sound Transit officials are concerned about rising construction costs in the Seattle region, and as a result, they might hurry to award bids this summer for an 8-mile rail expansion. The agency is seeking $1.1 billion in federal funds for the project, and moving forward without secured funding creates financial risk for the transit organization.

5/25/2018

Passenger traffic is increasing at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport in Nevada, and a $1.6 billion master plan would modernize and expand the airport from two terminals to three to accommodate the growing traffic. Airport officials want to start construction in 2019.

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5/25/2018

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