Archive: January, 2022
  • Corps of Engineers receives nearly $94 million from infrastructure bill for Chicago, Great Lakes

    CHICAGO – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District is receiving nearly $94 million in fiscal year 2022 through Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, known as IIJA. IIJA will fund $57.4 million for construction projects including T.J. O’Brien Lock & Dam, Cook County, Illinois and five Continuing Authorities Program, known as CAP, projects across Illinois and Wisconsin. An additional $34.9 million will fund operations and maintenance projects at Algoma Harbor, Big Suamico River, Michigan City Harbor, the Chicago Sanitary & Ship Canal Dispersal Barrier, and the Menesaha Dam on the Fox River in Wisconsin, as well as funding $1.5 million to complete the Chicago Shoreline General Reevaluation Report.