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Corps of Engineers releases McCook Levee Draft Integrated Feasibility Report, Environmental Assessment for public comment

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District released for public comment the McCook Levee Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment. The draft report provides a recommended plan to address flood risk in the Villages of McCook, Lyons, and Summit, Ill. [Read More]
Published: Apr-19-18

Join us at 2018 Business Opportunities Open House May 22

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District is hosting a Vertical Construction Business Opportunities Open House event on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Chicago District Office, 231 S. LaSalle St, 16th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604. [Read More]
Published: Apr-18-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers supports the administration’s One Federal Decision Memorandum of Understanding

Washington (April 10, 2018) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fully supports the administration’s One Federal Decision Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that was signed Monday by numerous secretaries of federal agencies, including the Department of the Army. [Read More]
Published: Apr-10-18

Officials mark end of Gary, Lake Station sewer improvement projects

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rep. Pete Visclosky (IN-1), and Indiana officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the end of sewer improvement projects in Gary and Lake Station, Ind. [Read More]
Published: Apr-05-18

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. [Read More]
Published: Jul-17-14

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. [Read More]
Published: Jul-17-14

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. [Read More]
Published: Jun-24-14

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. [Read More]
Published: Jun-04-14

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. [Read More]
Published: May-30-14

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. [Read More]
Published: May-16-14
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