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of Civil Engineering in Louisiana.

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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 Lousisiana 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

February 2018

I hope you and your family had an enjoyable and relaxing holiday season. As we start a new year, I want to reiterate the three goals I had suggested for my current term...

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We now have a Facebook page!

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2017 Awards

2016-2017 ASCE Louisiana Section Awards

September 2017

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

Assistant City Engineer

The Assistant City Engineering of the Department of Engineering and Environmental Services is appointed by the Mayor of the City. The Assistant City Engineer reports to the City Engineer. The Assistant City Engineering directs a specific division.
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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

2017 - 2018

Malay Ghose-Hajra, P.E.


Rudolph A. Simoneaux, III, P.E.

President Elect

Beau Tate, P.E.

Vice President

Joe "Butch" Ford Jr., PE


Matthew Redmon, P.E.

Past President

Louisiana Section Directors

2017 - 2018

Jared Veazey, P.E., MS


Branch President Director

Blake Roussel, P.E.

Baton Rouge

Branch President Director

Karishma Desai, P.E.

New Orleans

Branch President Director

Tim Wright, E.I.


Branch President Director

Kirk Lowery, P.E.

Baton Rouge

At-Large Director

Tonja Koob Marking, PhD, P.E.

New Orleans

At-Large Director

Tyler Roy, E.I.


Assigned Directors

Brant Richard, P.E.

Baton Rouge

Assigned Directors

Deborah Keller, P.E.

New Orleans

Assigned Directors

David Smith, P.E.


Assigned Directors

Ali M. Mustapha, P.E.

Region 5 Governor

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Baton Rouge, LA 70809-1433



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