New AISC/SJI Design Guide Details Rain Loads and Ponding

Design Guide 40, Rain Loads and Ponding provides guidance for the design of roof systems to avoid or resist water accumulation and any resulting instability. April 15, 2024

Can America Quickly Replace the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore? Yes!

The replacement of the Francis Scott Key Bridge is a critical need for the City and Port of Baltimore--indeed, for this entire nation. Fortunately, the steel industry has the experience, expertise, material, and ability to quickly get the job done. April 11, 2024

AISC Accepting Nominations for 2025 Higgins Lectureship Award

"Theodore R. Higgins made invaluable contributions to the advancement of engineering," said AISC's Vice President of Engineering and Research, Christopher Raebel, SE, PE, PhD. "The T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award is a fitting way to honor that legacy and continue the spirit of innovation that he embodied." April 5, 2024

AISC Presents Inaugural Design-Build Grants to Three Universities

Through its inaugural Design-Build Grant Program, the AISC Education Foundation has awarded grants to build three community-focused structures around the country: a creative bus stop in Columbus, Ind., an outdoor classroom in Houston, and a rest stop for cyclists and pedestrians in Dallas. April 4, 2024

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