Author: Patrick Bray
  • July

    Gone: River Park dam one year later

    One year ago, on July 31, 2018, the first jackhammer struck the dam at River Park where the North Branch of the Chicago River and the North Shore Channel converge on Chicago’s north side. The four-foot high concrete North Branch Dam was a barrier to healthy ecosystems and was removed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District.
  • February

    First-of-its-kind agreement signed by USACE and MWRD to complete vital infrastructure project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District signed a project partnership agreement allowing the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago to receive $33.8 million in federal funds Jan. 31.
  • July

    Local businesses learn more about federal opportunities during USACE open house

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District hosted a Business Opportunities Open House on May 22 for businesses experienced in civil engineering construction, environmental consulting, scientific and technical consulting, and more.