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The New Infrastructure Law Could Reshape the Built Environment

Written by: Ben Walpole
Published on: Feb 1, 2022

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Last month the ASCE Civil Engineering Source asked a group of civil engineering leaders how they thought the bipartisan infrastructure law was going to change the industry.

Their answers painted the picture of a rapidly changing profession – from new transportation infrastructure to more long-term, sustainable strategies.

But those potential changes don’t simply affect an industry. They’re personal, too.

So today, the Source asks the expert panel what skills civil engineers should be developing now so that they can take advantage of the future opportunities afforded by the bipartisan infrastructure law and the changing profession.

Here’s what they said.