President's Fiscal Year 2021 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program released

Published Feb. 11, 2020

Chicago, IL – The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) includes $5.967 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).

The President's Budget for FY 2021 for the USACE Civil Works program funds the development, management, restoration, and protection of the nation's water, wetlands, and related resources through studies, the construction, operation and maintenance of projects, the Corps regulatory program, and emergency response. The budget includes $2.397 billion for commercial navigation, $1.634 billion for flood and storm damage reduction, and $350 million for aquatic ecosystem restoration.

Projects under the Chicago District's jurisdiction that were funded include:

General Investigations:

Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study - $50k

Construction General:

Calumet Harbor - $16M for construction

Operations & Maintenance:

Burns Harbor - $4.467M

Calumet Harbor - $6.236M

Chicago Harbor - $3.8M

Chicago River - $619k

Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal Barriers - $14.301M

Indiana Harbor - $7.576M

Lake Michigan Diversion - $1.17M

Michigan City Harbor - $10k

Waukegan Harbor - $11k


Roush Lake - $2.098M

Salamonie Lake - $3.507M

Salamonie Lake - for $100k completion of Master Plan

Mississinewa Lake - $2.919M


Fox River - $3.344M

Green Bay - $3.084M

Kewaunee Harbor - $25k

Manitowoc Harbor - $80k

Milwaukee Harbor - $11k

Sturgeon Bay - $18k

Sturgeon Bay - $1.516M

The FY 2021 Civil Works budget press book is available at, under the heading Program Budget: Press Books.

Vanessa Villarreal
(312) 846-5331

Release no. 20-003