The Great Lakes and Ohio River Division has created an information page for furloughed USACE
The Chicago District awarded a contract for $1.2 million Sept. 30, 2013, to Industria Inc. for ecosystem restoration on 39 acres at Burnham Prairie Annex, one mile south of Chicago. The project includes removing invasive plants, performing prescribed burns, planting native species and monitoring the effectiveness of aquatic-plant-control techniques.
On Sept. 27, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District awarded an $11,369,089 contract to Illinois Constructors Corp. for the Chicago shoreline storm damage reduction project from Montrose Harbor to Irving Park Road. Illinois Constructors Corp., of Elburn, Ill., is certified as a small business concern.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District awarded a $7,341,384 contract to John Keno & Company Inc., a certified Small Business Concern, on Sept. 27, 2013, for the Rosewood Beach GLFER project in Highland Park, Ill. Construction is set to begin late fall and end in 2018.