Archive: 2018
  • December

    Chicago District restoration efforts along Lake Michigan total 10 projects, 580 acres

    The Chicago District currently has 32 ecosystem restoration projects recently completed or under construction within its footprint of six counties in Illinois and three in northwest Indiana. These projects have protected or restored over 4100acres of habitat, providing substantial benefits to wildlife and improving the quality of life through compatible recreation such as wildlife watching and hunting for the region’s 9.4 million residents.
  • Over 225 residents attend Rio Guayanilla, Puerto Rico public meeting

    More than 225 people attended a public scoping meeting in Puerto Rico Nov. 28, 2018, for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Rio Guayanilla feasibility study. The meeting, hosted by the USACE Chicago District, was held in collaboration with the Corps’ Jacksonville District, the study's nonfederal sponsor; the Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources, and the Town of Guayanilla.
  • November

    Corps partners with Orange County on study to reduce flood risk, receive public input

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago and Los Angeles District, in partnership with Orange County Public Works, are collaborating on the Westminster/East Garden Grove Flood Risk Management Study - a proposed project to reduce flood risk.
  • 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.