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of Civil Engineering in Louisiana.

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2019 ASCE Louisiana Section Spring Conference

ASCE Shreveport Branch is proud to host the 2019 Annual ASCE Louisiana Section Spring Conference on Thursday-Friday, April 25-26, 2019 at the Shreveport Convention Center.

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LASCE Calendar of Events

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Report Card

2017 Report Card for Louisiana's Infrastructure

April 2017

View the report card regarding Louisiana Infrastructure.

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Infrastructure Week Southeastern Summit

May 14-21, 2018

Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM CDT Port of New Orleans

ASCE is on the Steering Committee for Infrastructure Week (May 14-21) and there is a major event happening at the Port of New Orleans on May 17th.

Norma Jean will be one of the speakers.


President’s Message

November 2019

It is with great pleasure and humility that I accept the honor of being elected as the President of the ASCE Louisiana Section for 2019-2020. I would like to thank...

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We now have a Facebook page!

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2017 Awards

2017-2018 ASCE Louisiana Section Awards

December 2018

View the recipients of this year's section awards.

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New, Special Offer to the Louisiana Section for ASCE Webinars

The Louisiana Section is excited to announce this opportunity for its members. When you take advantage of the ASCE Webinars and use promo code "WEBLASCE" the Louisiana Section will receive 20% of the gross revenue.

ASCE’s Live Webinars provide cost-effective training for large and small groups.

ASCE’s On-Demand Webinars provide real-world knowledge and convenient delivery to fit your demanding schedule.

honor examples of ingenious design
Robert W. Jacobsen, PE

About us

American Society of Civil Engineers Louisiana Section

ASCE Louisiana Section

The Louisiana Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers was founded in 1914 and has since been in continuous operation. The Section consists of the entire state of Louisiana and it is divided into four branches that directly serve its almost 2000 members. They are the Acadiana Branch centered in Lafayette, the Baton Rouge Branch, the New Orleans Branch and the Shreveport Branch.

ASCE National

Founded in 1852, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) represents more than 145,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide and is America's oldest national engineering society.

ASCE's Mission

Provide essential value to our members and partners, advance civil engineering, and serve the public good.

ASCE LA Documents & Organizations

Constitution, By-laws, and much more
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Transportation & Development (T&DI)
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Coasts, Ocean, Ports & Rivers Institute (COPRI)
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ASCE Government Relations Committee
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Region 5 National Board of Governance for ASCE
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Student Chapters & Handbook
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design seeks to actually BUILD SOMETHING

Employment opportunities

This space is available to post employment opportunities
as a benefit to the members of the Louisiana Section

Halff Associates, Inc.

General Civil Engineer EI

Halff Associates will have an open position for a General Civil Engineer EI in our Shreveport, Louisiana location. This position is for an experienced General Civil Engineer interested in working on Transportation, Land Development, and Public Works projects.
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Evans-Graves Engineers, Inc.

Civil/Site Engineer

Evans-Graves Engineers, Inc. is currently seeking a civil engineer with 5-10 years experience to join the civil/site department in our Baton Rouge, LA office. This is an excellent career opportunity for a talented and motivated individual to join a team of outstanding professionals and a well established firm.
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The City of Shreveport

Engineering Division Chief for Water and Sewer

The Engineering Division Chief for Water and Sewer of the Department of Engineering and Environmental Services is appointed by the Mayor of the City. The Division Chief reports to the City Engineer. The Division Chief will be responsible for the complete oversight and management of the Water and Sewer Division of the Department.
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Project Engineer – Structural

We create great places and the connections that get people and goods moving—whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.
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More than analysis, good design depends on the engineer’s experience.

Louisiana Civil Engineer

Journal of the Louisiana Section

Nedra S. Hains, Editor

we need to do more to cultivate
and champion the ingenious designers among us
Robert W. Jacobsen, PE

Louisiana Section Officers

2019 - 2020

Beau Tate, PE


Joe "Butch" Ford Jr., PE


Tonja Koob Marking, PhD, PE


Kirk Lowery, PE


Rudolph Simoneaux, PE

Past President

Louisiana Section Directors

2019 - 2020

Jacob Neu, EI

Acadiana Branch Director

Jarret Bauer, PE

Baton Rouge Branch Director

Dean Nicoladis, PE

New Orleans Branch Director

Linsey Brooke Olivier, EI

Shreveport Branch Director

Brant Richard, PE


Baton Rouge Director

Nathan Junius, PE, PLS


New Orleans Director

Jared Veazey, PE

Assigned Branch Director

Acadiana Director

Sarah Ollenburger, PE

Assigned Branch Director

Baton Rouge Director

Andrew Woodroof, PE

Assigned Branch Director

New Orleans Director

Mitch Guy, PE

Assigned Branch Director

Shreveport Director

Ali Mustapha, PE

Regional Governor

Ronald Schumann, Jr., PE

Regional Governor-at-Large

Louisiana Section Awards


Yelena Rivera, PE

Outstanding Young Civil Engineer

Tonja Koob Marking, PhD, PE

Outstanding Civil Engineer

Alicia Sellers, EI

Outreach Award

Roger Seals, PhD, PE

Lifetime Achievement Award

Jesse L Arnold, PE

Wall of Fame

Oliver "Lee" Underwood, Jr., PE

Wall of Fame

Not Pictured:

Malay Ghose Hajra, PhD, PE

Educator of the Year Award

Frank Nicholadis, PE

Wall of Fame

(award accepted by his son)

Allison J.P. "Sonny" Launey, PE

Wall of Fame

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Baton Rouge, LA 70809-1433



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