RESTON, Va. – The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will conduct a public comment period on the new standard activity ASCE/COS 73-XX Standard Requirements for Sustainable Infrastructure. The public comment period will run today, December 04, 2020 to January 25, 2021.
The components and outcomes described in the chapters of this standard are intended to guide sustainable infrastructure development through the entire life-cycle process. Leadership shall encourage transformative development of the infrastructure solution at the earliest stages; consider and analyze all reasonable alternatives; and consider natural, no-construction and constructed project solutions. For constructed project solutions, the entire life-cycle of the project shall be considered within the context of this standard.
Accessing the Public Comment System will require using or creating an ASCE web user account. For additional questions, contact James Neckel, ASCE’s Codes and Standards Coordinator, at Email Contact or (703) 295-6176.
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