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I on Infrastructure 
Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the American Society of Civil Engineers 
The New York Public Library.Science, Industry and Business Library 

Introduction . . .

May 22, 2002 - January 31, 2003

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Infrastructure consists of the technological networks that define modern life. These systems of transportation, water, communication, and power keep everyone alive and connected. Your knowledge of infrastructure is shaped by what you see and what you believe. .Let's say you see a bridge. Your view is governed by what you consider beautiful, by your national pride, and by photographs of other bridges you have seen. If you long for days gone by, if you are awed by large structures, or if you don't really know what a civil engineer does-these, too, determine how you perceive
that bridge. .
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