For more than 165 years, ASCE members have helped shape the world’s civil engineering profession. Region 1 is comprised of all the Sections and Branches within the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont in the USA;and provinces of Labrador, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec in Canada.
Civil engineers are global leaders, building a better quality of life.
Deliver value to our members, advance civil engineering, and protect the public health, safety, and welfare.
An ever-growing number of people in the civil engineering realm are members of, and engage in, ASCE.
Civil engineers develop and apply innovative, state-of-the-art practices and technologies.
All infrastructure is safe, resilient, and sustainable.
ASCE advances the educational and professional standards for civil engineers.
The public values civil engineers’ essential role in society.
ASCE excels in strategic and operational effectiveness.
On Nov. 5, 1852, a dozen eminent civil engineers gathered at the Croton Aqueduct in New York City in the office of Chief Engineer Alfred W. Craven to establish the American Society of Civil Engineers and Architects. In 1868, a few years after architects had formed a professional society of their own, ASCE adopted its current name. For the first 144 years of its existence, ASCE maintained its headquarters in New York City, relocating six times to progressively larger facilities. In 1996, ASCE moved to its current global headquarters in Reston, Virginia, just outside Washington, D.C.