Open Access Mini Review

Modern and Future Issues facing Civil Engineering and Construction

Dr Brian Johnston*

University of Wolverhampton, UK

Corresponding Author

Received Date: January 15, 2021;  Published Date: March 05, 2021


The world of construction and civil engineering faces many broad issues in today’s climate. These issues affect areas such as road, bridge, rail, ship, general building construction, as well as oil and gas projects, tunnels, dams and wind farms. The civil engineering profession involves a lot of sub- disciplines and deals with the infrastructure and maintenance of built environments. As civil engineers there is a social responsibility to maintain and adapt structures to make life manageable. In this brief article we aim to highlight some of the most pressing issues that are occurring, and we offer some solutions and thoughts.

Keywords:Civil engineering; Challenges; Infrastructure; Community; Sustainable; Safety; Management; Pandemic; Covid-19

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