The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Chicago District awarded a $1.19 million contract Sept. 7, 2019, to Kovilic Construction Company, Inc., of Franklin Park, Illinois, for storm-sewer improvements for the Village of Glenview, Illinois.
KCC will install approximately 900 feet of 24-inch reinforced concrete storm-sewer line in the Glen Oak Acres neighborhood within the roadway along Wagner Road from Huckleberry Lane to Del Ogier Drive. It also includes construction of a new storm-sewer along Del Ogier Drive from Wagner Road to the existing outfall to the North Branch of the Chicago River.
The project is authorized under Section 219 of the Water Resources Development Act 1992, as amended by Section 504 of WRDA 1996, Section 502 of WRDA 1999, and by Section 108 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2001. Section 219, as amended, allows USACE to provide planning, design and construction assistance for carrying out water-related environmental infrastructure projects in select areas. The project under this authority are cost shared 75 percent federal and 25 percent nonfederal sponsor.
KCC is a U.S. Small Business Administration 8(a)-designated small business. The Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Business Development Program is designed to help small, disadvantaged businesses compete for federal contracts.
The Corps’ small business mission is to sustain USACE as a premier organization to develop small businesses, maximize opportunities to participate in our procurements, and ensure a broad base of capable suppliers to support the Corps' mission and strengthen our nation’s economic development.
The USACE, Chicago District is responsible for water resources development in the Chicago metropolitan area, an area of about 5,000 square miles with a population of about nine million, through a variety of projects including flood risk management and storm damage reduction, navigation, aquatic ecosystem restoration, emergency management, and interagency and international services..