Contact Information

Lake Michigan Project Office

Operations Manager: Kristine Meyer

Phone: 312-835-0553


(Harbors, breakwaters, shoreline)


Waterways Project Office

Operations Manager: Mike Walsh

Phone: 815-510-0361


(Locks & Dams, Illinois Waterway, Fish Barrier)

Chicago District Navigation Information

The Chicago District operates and maintains several harbors on the Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana shores of Lake Michigan and three locks and dams on the Illinois Waterway and Chicago River. Our mission encompasses lock operations and maintenance, breakwater repair, maintenance dredging, and the collection of hydrographic survey data. 

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