• Corps, officials celebrate completion of Hammond sewer improvement project

    Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hammond Sanitary District, and Rep. Peter Visclosky (IN-1)
  • Notification of herbicide application at Horner Park

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, in partnership with the Chicago Park District,
  • A living laboratory along the shores of Lake Michigan

    Northerly Island will act as a living educational spot as part of the world-renowned Museum Campus - also home to attractions like the Field Museum and the Shedd Aquarium. The Corps leads the 40-acre habitat restoration project on land home to Chicago’s second World’s Fair, but more recently used for an airport.
  • Permit us to work with you: Corps Regulatory Program

    The Department of the Army Regulatory Program is one of the oldest in the federal government. There are approximately 1,300 regulators working in 38 Corps district offices nationwide. Though the landscapes and primary missions may fluctuate across districts, all of the regulatory specialists serve the same role – as protectors of our main life source, water. And the Corps – as a steward of waters in 43 states – is committed to the national goal of no net loss of aquatic resources.
  • Corps awards contract for dredging of Burns Harbor

    The Chicago District awarded a $1.69 million contract June 30, 2014, to Luedtke Engineering Company for maintenance dredging of Burns Harbor in Portage, Ind. Work is expected to begin summer 2014.
  • 2014 Asian Carp Control Strategy Framework Released

    The Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee (ACRCC) announced a coordinated strategy to protect the Great Lakes from silver and bighead carp, building on previous efforts to prevent self-sustaining populations from becoming established in the Great Lakes. The 2014 Asian Carp Control Strategy Framework introduces several new initiatives, including testing and deploying new physical and chemical control tools, constructing a new electric barrier in the Chicago Area Waterway System, and building a project to physically separate the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins at Eagle Marsh near Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • Officials mark construction end for East Chicago pipe lining project

    Rep. Pete Visclosky, officials from East Chicago, Ind., and the Chicago District held a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the end of construction for the East Chicago pipe lining project, June 4, 2014. This project will alleviate leakage and basement flooding in this residential area.
  • Drew becomes 64th commander of Corps’ Chicago District

    Col. Christopher T. Drew assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District from Col. Frederic A. Drummond Jr. during a Change of Command ceremony at the Harold Washington Library, May 30, 2014. Drew becomes the 64th commander of the district, which has been responsible for water resources development in the Chicago metropolitan area since 1833.
  • Officials mark construction end for Gary Black Oak sewer improvement project

    Rep. Peter Visclosky, local officials, and the Corps held a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the construction end for the Gary Black Oak phase II sewer improvement project in Gary, Ind., May 16, 2014.