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


Order of the Engineer

During the Memorial Service for Richard H. Nettleton on June 29, 2019 Terry Legg, P.E. (right) performed an Order of the Engineer Ceremony.  Shannon Turner (middle), Terry Legg, and Richard Nettleton performed the Order of the Engineer Ceremony for the last four years for the ASCE Virginia Section, Norfolk Branch and ODU Civil and Enviornmental Engineering graduates. 


Call for Proposals, 2020 Virginia Engineers Conference

The 2020 Virginia Engineers Conference hosts education tracks including: 

- Business/Professional 

-Technical, Civil, Innovative Technology and Transportation tracks (each session is 1.5 hours long)

In addition we are looking for two (2) keynote presentations:

-one for breakfast 

-one for lunch (different days). 

We provide professional development hours (PDH) for participants.


We ask that you complete the Call for Proposals Form by Monday, August 12 and send it to Nancy Israel at nisrael@acecva.org.