The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District closed out fiscal year 2021 executing a $157.6 million program.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District will hold its annual Industry Open House on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, in Chicago, Illinois. #USACEChicago For more information, go to
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program on January 19, 2021. The Work Plan provides $62.6M in funding for the Chicago District.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District (USACE) has completed construction for the final phase of the Fort Sheridan Great Lakes Fishery and Ecosystem Restoration (GLFER) project, located at Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve in unincorporated Lake County, Illinois. The majority of the $9.1 million federal share was funded with Great Lakes Restoration and Initiative (GLRI) funds received from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. USACE is one of 16 federal agencies that uses GLRI funds to plan, design, and construct long-lasting restoration projects in cooperation with nonfederal partners.
UPDATE: Closure will begin at 0700 CST on Wednesday, November 25, 2020.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rep. Robin Kelly (IL-2), and Calumet City Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the completion of a storm water pump replacement project in Calumet City, Illinois
Performing unauthorized work in waters of the United States or failure to comply with the terms of a valid permit can have serious consequences. When in doubt as to whether a planned activity needs a permit, contact the nearest district regulatory office.

News Releases & Features

Hennepin Canal
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, conducted a Lunch and Learn on the Hennepin Canal on October 21 to honor the 115th anniversary of its opening. It was led by Senior Geologist, Tim...
USACE- Chicago District Emergency Management Division 101
Within this series of ‘101’ articles, we will be looking at the work and effort of the numerous divisions at the Chicago District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Join us as we together learn more...
USACE, officials mark completion of The City of Crown Point Sanitary and Sewer Infrastructure Improvement Project
Yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Chicago District, Rep. Frank J. Mrvan (IN-1), and Crown Point Mayor Peter Land marked the completion of a Crown Point Sanitary and Sewer...
USACE Chicago Celebrates Completion of the Section 219 Portage Sewer Interceptor Rehabilitation Project
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rep. Frank J. Mrvan (IN-1), and Portage Mayor Sue Lynch held a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the end of a sewer interceptor rehabilitation project...
Officials to mark end of Portage sewer rehabilitation project
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rep. Frank J. Mrvan (IN-1), and Portage Mayor Sue Lynch are excited to hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the end of the Portage sewer rehabilitation project...

Regulatory Public Notices

Release of the Interim Draft of the National Ordinary High Water Mark Field Delineation Manual for Rivers and Streams (Interim Draft National OHWM Manual)...
Proposal to reconstruct IL 7 to provide drainage and intersection improvements. Located along IL 7 between 131st and 135th Streets in Orland Park and Palos Park, Cook County, Illinois...
Proposed Logistics Park with the placement of fill into 4.45 acres of jurisdictional wetlands. Located south of Binnie Road and east of Randall Road in Carpentersville, Kane County, Illinois...
Public Notice for LRC-2020-071
Extension of an Existing Breakwater in Lake Michigan at 261 and 255 N. Mayflower Road, Lake Forest, Lake County, Illinois...
Notice of Availability of the Beta Streamflow Duration Assessment Method for the Great Plains...
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