Welcome to the virginia section of the American Society of Civil Engineers

Civil Engineers plan, design, build, operate, maintain, and sustain our infrastructure. ASCE Virginia Section members play key roles in our daily lives by dedicating their professional lives to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the Public (Construction, Geotechnical, Structural, Transportation, Water Resources and Environmental).  Resilency and leadership will allow us to design for the changing enviornment for our future generations.  FUTURE WORLD VISION 


Civil Engineering Body of Knowledge: Preparing the Future Civil Engineer, Third Edition, Published in Spring 2019

Civil Engineering Body of Knowledge: Preparing the Future Civil Engineer, Third Edition outlines 21 foundational, technical, and professional practice learning outcomes for individuals entering the professional practice of civil engineering. Recommendations for fulfilling the outcomes through formal education, both at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels, and mentored early career experience are provided.

The following ASCE Virginia Section Member was a Full Member of the Task Committee, David Pezza, Dr.Eng., P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Retired), Norfolk, VA

The following ASCE Virginia Section Members were Corresponding Members of the Task Committee:

W. Samuel Easterling, Ph.D, P.E., F.ASCE, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

James S. Talian, PE, M.ASCE, City of Lynchburg, Lynchburg, VA

Daren C. Williams, PE, M.ASCE, Virginia Department of Transportation, Suffolk, VA


Richmond Times-Dispatch Editorial

Investments in our Infrastructure


Building the Future


A Virginia Section ASCE Virginia Section Past President, Don Rissmeyer and 2015 Virginia Infrastructure Report Card Chairman participated in the development of this editorial published on August 15, 2019.

Virginia Pilot Editorial

Crumbling Bridges Still Cause for Alarm in VA


650 bridges in Virginia are Structrually Deficient


This editorial was published by the Virginia Pilot Editorial Board on August 15, 2019.