This book will awe readers as they learn about the engineers that literally build the world around them. Readers will enjoy exploring the field of civil engineering, from designing bridges and roads to constructing buildings and dams. The text also introduces readers to famous civil engineers who have shaped the field. An excellent addition to STEM curricula, this book delves deep into the techlogy and engineering involved in this exciting field. Accessible and information-rich text is illustrated by bright color photographs to grasp and hold the attention of readers. Sidebars and a graphic organizer round out the reading experience and ensure that readers will gain a full understanding of the amazing career of civil engineers.