US Army Corps of Engineers
Chicago District Website

Section 214 / Transportation Information

Water Resources Development Act

Section 214 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2000, as amended (33 U.S.C. 2352), provides the authority to accept and expend funds from certain entities to expedite the review of permit applications. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, currently has an agreement with the Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) and the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority under this funding mechanism. Further information can be found at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters' WRDA public webpage. You can view program information, annual reports, and all active funding agreements. 

Information pertaining to all permit decisions and authorizations from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers executed under this funding agreement, can be found on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters' ORM Jurisdictional Determinations and Permit Decisions public webpage. You can filter the information by District, year, and month.  The drop down menu at the top can be used to select WRDA permits.