Dallas-area transportation engineer and former ASCE branch president dies at 91

Arthur “Fritz” Beck, a transportation engineer, professor, and former ASCE Dallas Branch president, has died. He was 91.

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For more than 50 years, every motorist in the Dallas–Fort Worth area and elsewhere in North Texas has driven on roadways, highways, interchanges, bridges, and other transportation infrastructure touched in some way by his engineering talents.

Beck, P.E., F.ASCE, whose career spanned 67 years, was a past ASCE Dallas Branch president and the Texas Section’s vice president for educational affairs. As a young man in Indiana, “Fritz” was forever fascinated with machines and “how things worked”; later on, he liked

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