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ASCE OC K-12 - Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition 2019

By Jared Lindo | K-12 Committee Co-Chair

The 25th Annual Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition (PSBC) was held on March 23, 2019 and put on by the Los Angeles YMF at Cal Poly Pomona's Campus. The hosting of this competition is alternated biannually between Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Bernadino/Riverside ASCE YMF’s with volunteers contributing from each organization.

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ASCE Region 9 - Civil Engineering Professionals Reimagine Tomorrow’s Infrastructure

By David M. Schwegel, PE | Arcadis

On Friday, March 29, the California Region (Region 9) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) held their Annual Infrastructure Symposium at the San Diego Convention Center with the theme “Reimagining Tomorrow’s Infrastructure”. There were approximately 200 delegates total with a fairly even distribution among the parallel Transportation and Water Tracks.

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ASCE OC YMF - Building Science Tech Talk and Lab Tour

By Joe Sinkiewicz | YMF Programs Co-Chair

I must admit, I feel a twinge of trepidation when asked what I do for a living. I work in the growing field of Building Science, a discipline that really is as broad as it sounds. When asked, I usually explain that Building Science is the practical application of physics and scientific testing to improve the structures we build and the environments inside them.

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Local News: OC Streetcar Project Verified Envision Silver

By OC Streetcar

The OC Streetcar project, managed by the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), recently earned an Envision Silver rating for sustainable infrastructure. This is the 15th Envision-verified project in the state, and the first modern streetcar project in California to receive Envision recognition.

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ASCE OC YMF - Saint Patrick's Day Bar Crawl

By Jessica Leyva, PE | Internal Activities Co-Chair

In March, OC YMF hosted one of their quarterly bar crawls in Huntington Beach. Since all of the bar crawls must have a theme, this bar crawl, or pub crawl, celebrated Saint Patrick’s Day. Although there was no rainbows, many of us made a pot of gold’s worth of friendships and new acquaintances.

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