We are always looking for new ideas, new events, and of most importantly, new members, so please check out the Officers page to get in touch with us!



Upcoming Events for Spring 2014


         Wednesday, June 25 - Final PDH Dinner before the summer recess. Dr. Sacha Spector of Scenic Hudson will discuss the Kingston Waterfront Flooding Task Force, the group that is developing strategies to create a more resilient waterfront that is less susceptible to flooding and the effect of climate change.

See the Upcoming Events page for more details!


News This Month


 
Read up on the push for Automatic Safety Systems on trains, in light of the recent Metro North Hudson Line.  Positive Traction Control (PTC) would use current technology to automatically slow down trains traveling too fast. The FRA is pushing for these changes, but it is unknown if the 2015 deadline will be met.



Quick Links


 
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  Check out the 2013 ASCE Report Card for America's Infrastructure, and see what improvements need to be made to New York's bridges, water supply system, airports, roadways, and much more! 
   



Our History

Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 133,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide, and is America's oldest national engineering society. ASCE's vision is to position engineers as global leaders building a better quality of life.  The Society comprises a national board of direction; over 600 local affiliates, which include 87 Sections, 158 Branches and 130 Younger Member Groups; 267 Student Chapters; and 11 International Student Groups.  The Mohawk-Hudson Section of The American Society of Civil Engineers was established in 1938. In 1976 the Mid-Hudson Branch was established to better serve ASCE members and their communities in the counties of Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, and Sullivan.