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America's Infrastructure Scores a D+

Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Report Card for America’s Infrastructure depicts the condition and performance of American infrastructure in the familiar form of a school report card—assigning letter grades based on the physical condition and needed investments for improvement.

The 2017 Infrastructure Report Card: Grades are in and America’s cumulative infrastructure GPA is a D+. Click on the graphic below to find out where we’ve improved, where we’ve slipped, and learn about how we can improve going forward. InfrastructureReportCard.org/Solutions


ASCE Legislative Fly-In 2019 (Washington, D.C.) 

(Left to right) ASCE OC Government Committee Members MJ Hashemi, Lenard Tran, Kenneth Rosenfield, and Adeleine Tran advocating on behalf of our nation’s infrastructure!

ASCE Region 9 was awarded with the 2019 Outstanding Civil Engineer Advocate of the Year! Congratulations to our ASCE OC's own Elizabeth Ruedas, Adeleine Tran, Lenard Tran, Kenneth Rosenfield, and MJ Hashemi!


ASCE Region 9 Legislative Fly-In 2018 (Sacramento, CA)

ASCE OC Members at the State Capitol Grounds.


December 8, 2010 at Senator Lou Correa's Holiday Open House

 

(Left to right) Mr. Max Madrid, a retired Marine and currently with the Senator as an Staff/Advisor, Mojgan Hashemi ASCE OC Government Relations Committee member, officer Ron Miller (GySgt) of the Marine Corps Reserve at Camp Pendleton who is heading the Toys for Tots cause in South Orange County (www.toysfortots.org), and the Senator Lou Correa.


ASCE Legislative Visit 2008

Legislative Visit 2008

Visiting Senator Dick Ackerman - Left to right: Ziad, Dick, Josue, and Gary.

 

Legislative Visit 2008

The ASCE delegation in front of the Sacramento Capitol.

 

Robert and Darren in the Halls of the Capitol.

Robert and Darren in the Halls of the Capitol.


ASCE Legislative Visit 2007

OC legislative representatives with Senate Minority Leader Dick Ackerman. From left to right: Durry Atassi, Ziad Mazboudi, Gary Gilbert and Grace Lee.

OC legislative representatives with Senate Minority Leader Dick Ackerman. From left to right: Durry Atassi, Ziad Mazboudi, Gary Gilbert and Grace Lee.

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