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  • USACE, officials celebrate the completion of the Jeorse Park Beach project

    Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Chicago District, the U.S. EPA’s Great Lakes National Program Office, Rep. Frank J. Mrvan (IN-1), and East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland marked the conclusion of the Jeorse Park Beach project.
  • Officials to mark beginning of Elmwood Park Water Main Replacement project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rep. Mike Quigley (IL-05), and Elmwood Park Mayor Angelo Saviano will hold a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of a water main replacement project in Elmwood Park, IL.
  • Officials to mark the completion of the Jeorse Park Beach project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Great Lakes National Program Office, Rep. Frank J. Mrvan (IN-1), and East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the completion of the Jeorse Park Beach project.
  • 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.
  • USACE recruiting for students and recent graduates

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Chicago District will be at the listed career fairs in Spring 2021 actively recruiting for Recent Grad (GS 5-12) and Student (GS 3-4) positions in our Chicago, IL office and field locations.
  • USACE Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2021 includes $62.6M for Chicago District

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program on January 19, 2021.
  • USACE Chicago District prepared to respond to Coronavirus

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District is prepared to respond accordingly to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and will provide additional information to the public as it develops.
  • Corps of Engineers extends public comment period for Rio Guayanilla draft Integrated Feasibility Report, Environmental Assessment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Chicago District extended the public comment period for the draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Río Guayanilla Flood Risk Management Study at the Municipality of Guayanilla, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. USACE is now accepting comments through Oct. 4, 2019. The draft feasibility report was completed in collaboration with our local sponsor, the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources; primary stakeholder, the municipality of Guayanilla; and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. The study area is the alluvial valley in which the municipality resides, with principal benefits of the plan for Guayanilla and the outlying neighborhoods of El Faro, Playa, and Beldum.
  • Corps of Engineers releases McCook Levee Draft Integrated Feasibility Report, Environmental Assessment for public comment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District released for public comment the McCook Levee Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment. The draft report provides a recommended plan to address flood risk in the Villages of McCook, Lyons, and Summit, Ill.
  • Join us at 2018 Business Opportunities Open House May 22

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District is hosting a Vertical Construction Business Opportunities Open House event on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Chicago District Office, 231 S. LaSalle St, 16th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604.

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  • Indiana Harbor dredging begins

    Dredging began at Indiana Harbor yesterday and will continue through the fall of 2020, a continuation of the dredging that stopped in 2019 for the winter season. The contractors, a joint venture with Kokosing Construction Company, Ohio, and O'Brien and Gere, Illinois, will dredge approximately 150,000 to 200,000 cubic yards in 2020. The navigation project consists of a harbor channel ranging in depth from 27 to 29 feet low water datum, and two canals with depths of 22 feet. The project includes the operation and maintenance of the East Chicago, Indiana, confined disposal facility.
  • Chicago District welcomes new commander, district engineer

    Col. Paul Culberson assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District from Col. Aaron Reisinger during a virtual Change-of-Command ceremony at the district’s headquarters in downtown Chicago, Sept. 18, 2020.
  • USACE Chicago District prepared to respond to Coronavirus

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District is prepared to respond accordingly to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and will provide additional information to the public as it develops.