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 https://www.lrc.usace.army.mil/Media/News-Releases/Article/2952296/corps-of-engineers-to-hold-annual-industry-open-house-in-chicago/
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

USACE, officials celebrate the completion of the Jeorse Park Beach project
6/2/2022
Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Chicago District, the U.S. EPA’s Great Lakes National Program Office, Rep. Frank J. Mrvan (IN-1), and East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland marked the...
Officials to mark beginning of Elmwood Park Water Main Replacement project
5/27/2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rep. Mike Quigley (IL-05), and Elmwood Park Mayor Angelo Saviano will hold a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of a water main replacement project in...
Officials to mark the completion of the Jeorse Park Beach project
5/27/2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Great Lakes National Program Office, Rep. Frank J. Mrvan (IN-1), and East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland will hold a ribbon...
Algoma Intrepid visits Manitowoc Harbor
5/23/2022
The largest vessel in the last 20 years visited Manitowoc Harbor in late April. The Algoma Intrepid a 650-foot bulk freighter brought grain into the harbor to deliver to Briess Malt. Reestablishing...
Nine dams and a thousandth of an inch
5/20/2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District operates nine dams along the Lower Fox River as it flows from Lake Winnebago to Lake Michigan. Balancing the needs of all the stakeholders along the...

Regulatory Public Notices

LRC-2021-1132
6/7/2022
Proposal to construction a logistics facility with associated truck trailer parking. Located east of South Youngs Road and north of Amoco Road along the Des Plaines River in Channahon, Will County,...
Public Notice for LRC-2022-113
5/20/2022
Placement of clean, imported sand along the beach area and sand ramp at the Park Avenue Boat Launch Facility at 10 Park Avenue in Highland Park, Lake County, Illinois...
LRC-2022-4
2/18/2022
Regulatory Branch Site Visit Prioritization...
LRC-2021-5
1/12/2021
COVID-19 and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Regulatory Program...
LRC-2020-05-CV
3/13/2020
Due to Coronavirus precautions, the Chicago District Regulatory Branch is requesting all incoming correspondence for the Regulatory Branch be submitted electronically...
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