Contractors working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District install a 23-foot-tall concrete shaft enclosure weighing approximately 120,000 pounds as part of the guard wall at the Monongahela River Locks and Dam 4 in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, Nov. 16, 2023.

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  • March

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Officials mark end of Calumet Region Independence Hill Conservancy District Lateral Pipelining Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District (USACE Chicago) held a ribbon cutting ceremony on March 26th, 2024, for the Calumet Region Independence Hill Conservancy District (IHCD) lateral pipelining project in Merrillville, IN.
  • February

    Chicago District Celebrates Black History Month with "Who Am I?" Monologue Event

    Chicago District employees came out to celebrate Black History Month with a unique event. Members of the district prepared monologues of great contributors to our nation's history and allowed other members of the event to guess who they were. The event highlighted the contributions and importance of those we celebrate especially during this important time.
  • Corps holds Damen Silos Section 106 Public Meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers facilitated a meeting on Thursday February 1st, 2024 to gather public comments for consideration as they move through the Section 106 permitting process regarding the proposed demolition of structures at 2900 S. Damen Ave. often referred to as the Damen Silos.
  • January

    Chicago District Planning Chief retires after 35 years with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

    Susanne Davis has retired after 42 years of federal service, 35 of them with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District. Coworkers, family, and friends joined in person and online during her retirement ceremony this month to acknowledge her accomplishments and present her with gifts and awards for all her years of service.
  • October

    USACE, officials mark completion of The City of Crown Point Sanitary and Sewer Infrastructure Improvement Project

    Yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Chicago District, Rep. Frank J. Mrvan (IN-1), and Crown Point Mayor Peter Land marked the completion of a Crown Point Sanitary and Sewer Infrastructure Improvement Project.
  • September

    ERDC, Buffalo District release dredged material guidance manual for Great Lakes region

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Environmental Laboratory and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Great Lakes Districts — Buffalo, Detroit and Chicago — recently released a technical report which provides guidance for evaluating the environmental suitability of dredged material in the Great Lakes region.
  • ERDC, Buffalo District release dredged material guidance manual for Great Lakes region

    Researchers from the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Environmental Laboratory and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Great Lakes Districts — Buffalo, Detroit and Chicago — recently released a technical report which provides guidance for evaluating the environmental suitability of dredged material in the Great Lakes region.
  • May

    Algoma Intrepid visits Manitowoc Harbor

    The largest vessel in the last 20 years visited Manitowoc Harbor in late April. The Algoma Intrepid a 650-foot bulk freighter brought grain into the harbor to deliver to Briess Malt. Reestablishing the ability to bring in raw materials through the harbor allows Briess to meet the growing demand for craft beer and food.
  • Nine dams and a thousandth of an inch

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District operates nine dams along the Lower Fox River as it flows from Lake Winnebago to Lake Michigan. Balancing the needs of all the stakeholders along the river as well as four privately owned dams the Corps of Engineers can still manage to control the level of Lake Winnebago to a thousandth of an inch.
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