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  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chicago District released for public comment yesterday the Bubbly Creek, South Branch Chicago River final integrated feasibility report and environmental assessment. The study was completed in partnership with the City of Chicago’s Department of Planning and Development. The final report provides a recommendation by the district’s commander for an […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District has released the final Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS) Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and integrated Environmental Impact Statement for a 30-day public review prior to issuing a Record of Decision. The public review period will last through August 17, 2020. The purpose of the study is […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, is extending the public comment period for the draft Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS) Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP), and integrated Environmental Impact Statement from 45 to 60 days. The comment period began on May 3, 2019, and the new closing date is July 2, 2019 (changed […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, is extending the public comment period once again for the draft Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS) Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and integrated Environmental Impact Statement. The original 45-day comment period was scheduled to run from May 3, 2019, through June 17, 2019. It was then extended […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, and City of Chicago will host two workshops on the Calumet Harbor and River/Chicago Area Waterway System Dredged Material Management Study. These meetings will take place on Saturday, April 28, at Rowan Park (gymnasium), 11546 South Avenue L, Chicago, IL, and Monday, April 30, at Chicago Public Library Vodak East Side […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of a highly contaminated canal along the shore of Lake Michigan has begun, triggering fears among some experts that the project could release harmful chemicals into an Indiana community. To dig a deeper canal for ships, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is removing large volumes of contaminated sediment – equivalent to about 160 […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) 2019 Summit & Expo will be held at the Hilton Chicago on Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago, Illinois from June 4-7, 2019. This will be the first time in 40 years that WEDA’s Annual meeting will take place in downtown Chicago. The theme for this year’s conference is “Waves of Change: Oceans of Opportunity“, which […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has just released this beautiful photo from the Calumet Harbor and River, Chicago, maintenance dredging program. The contractor, Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, Michigan, started dredging on June 3 and will continue through this September. The main goal of the project is to mechanically dredge up to […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, and the City of Chicago will host two public meetings for the Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS) Dredged Material Management Plan and Integrated Environmental Impact Statement. The meetings are set to take place as follows: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Chicago Public Library Vodak East Side Branch 3710 […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Col. Aaron Reisinger assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, from Col. Christopher Drew during a Change of Command ceremony at the Harold Washington Library, July 21, 2017. Reisinger becomes the 65th commander of the district, which has been responsible for water resources development in the Chicago metropolitan area since 1833. […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District recently completed a busy fiscal year 2019 awarding 204 contracts totaling nearly $75 million. This includes 28 construction and dredging contracts worth almost $57 million. Apart from completing projects in 2019, the Corps also announced that they will be awarding new contracts in 2020 including the award […]

  • 21 December 2009

    EPA discusses dredging, bioremediation plans. The city’s toxic lakefront is getting closer to being repaired to make way for redevelopment… Source: Suburban Chicago News, December 19, 2009

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Chicago Park District are working on additional lakefront stabilization projects, planned in coordination with the Army Corp, that will protect Chicago’s shoreline from Lake Michigan water levels. The joint project will protect Juneway Beach, Rogers Beach and Howard Beach on the far North Side from erosion. It will […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Sept. 27, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District awarded an $11,369,089 contract to Illinois Constructors Corp. for the Chicago shoreline storm damage reduction project from Montrose Harbor to Irving Park Road. Illinois Constructors Corp., of Elburn, Ill., is certified as a small business concern. The project consists of replacing 2,600 feet of […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Emergency repairs began at Morgan Shoal, a section of the Lake Michigan shoreline between 47th and 51 streets, and will continue until the end of June, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chicago District informs. The contractor, SYTE Corporation, is currently installing armor stone and pre-cast concrete blocks to protect against shoreline erosion caused by […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Chicago District, has released for public comment the “Bubbly Creek, South Branch of the Chicago River, Illinois, Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment.” The draft report provides a recommendation by the District Engineer for an ecosystem restoration project for Bubbly Creek. The study was completed in partnership with […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, in partnership with the Chicago Park District is currently implementing an ecosystem restoration project at Horner Park.  The goal of this project is to restore the natural features of the North Branch Chicago River at Horner Park and its riparian zone within the constraints of the current […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District has just announced that it will host an Industry Day, February 21st 2017, to showcase $70 million in contracting opportunities for FY17- FY18. It will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Ralph H. Metcalfe Federal Building in Chicago, IL. This event will also include […]

  • 14 March 2012

    Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Chicago is scheduled to host a Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment Workshop March 27-28 to identify major waterway safety hazards, estimate risk levels, evaluate potential mitigation measures, and set the stage for implementation of selected measures to further reduce risks in the port. The PAWSA workshop is an opportunity to […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, said in its latest announcement that dredging of approximately 60,000 cubic yards of Calumet River sediment was recently completed, placing the dredged material at the Chicago-area confined disposal facility (CDF). This CDF authorized to accept Calumet River sediment is nearing the end of its operating life and USACE […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 2018) work plan for the Army Civil Works program, including $70.835 million for the Chicago District. In late March, President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018, Public Law 115-141, of which Division D is the Energy and Water Development […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Indiana Harbor and Canal (IHC) dredging contractors, Kokosing Construction Co. and O’Brien & Gere, will hold a public meeting March 13, 2014, to present the IHC 2014 dredging schedule and activities. This meeting will take place at East Chicago City Hall, 4525 Indianapolis Blvd. (2nd floor), East Chicago, […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) yesterday released for public comment the “Chicago Area Waterways Dredged Material Management Plan and Integrated Environmental Assessment.”  The plan contains recommendations for managing material dredged from the Calumet Harbor and River and the Calumet-Sag Channel for the next twenty-five years. Calumet Harbor and River is located on Lake […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just posted this amazing photo, taken on August 8th, 1929, by the Chicago Architectural Photographing Company.  The photo shows the GLDD’s work on the South Branch of the Chicago River, from Polk to 18th Streets. Pictured are the Derrick Boat No. 58 and laborers excavating anchor […]

  • 10 September 2012

    A public meeting that will provide information about upcoming dredging at Indiana Harbor is planned for Thursday in East Chicago. According to nwitimes.com, the meeting with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to run from 6 to 8 p.m. on the second floor of East Chicago City Hall, 4525 Indianapolis Blvd. Army Corps […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and East Chicago Waterway Management District will hold a public meeting to present this year’s Indiana Harbor and Canal dredging schedule and activities. The meeting takes place on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the City Hall, Annex Building, 4444 Railroad Ave., East Chicago, Ind. The contractors, a joint venture […]