American Society of Civil Engineers
The Spartan Spanners of the Michigan State University College of Engineering brought home top honors from this year’s regional Steel Bridge and Concrete Canoe competitions and are headed to nationals in May after receiving four first place honors for overall performance, economy, efficiency and stiffness.
Michigan Technological University’s Steel Bridge team brought home two first places and placed fourth overall in the National Student Steel Bridge Competition competition at Clemson University May 25-26.
Governor Rick Snyder this week will unveil his road map for making Michigan’s roads better. This follows a new report this week that showed the state’s infrastructure is failing.
Michigan is still not making the grade after receiving an overall D grade for infrastructure two years ago, the Michigan Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers announced Monday.
Concrete canoes weighing as much as 400 pounds will compete next week at the National Concrete Canoe Competition, sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers at the University of Evansville. Michigan Technological University is the only Michigan engineering school to qualify for the national finals.