Illinois Projects

Backlog of Maintenance
The Major Rehabilitation and Major Maintenance Program for the Locks and Dams on the Mississippi River and Illinois Waterway has been ongoing since 1975. Major rehabilitation consists of reliability...
Brandon Road Interbasin Project
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has evaluated potential control options and technologies at Brandon Road Lock and Dam to prevent the upstream Interbasin transfer of Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS)...
Coal Hollow Park, Chillicothe, IL - CAP Section 206
High flow events on the Coon Creek and the unnamed tributary cause erosion on their banks, increasing sediment load and consequently sediment load into the Illinois Waterway...
Dam Safety Program
The purposes of a dam safety program are to protect life, property and the environment by ensuring that all dams are designed, constructed, operated and maintained safely and effectively...
Dredged Material Management Program (DMMP) - Overview
The Dredged Material Management Program (DMMP) evaluates and identifies preferred alternative dredged material placement site(s) using a six-step planning process and, where applicable, a matrix with...
East 2nd Street, Rock Falls, Il - CAP Section 14
The river bank is very steep at this location, and the concerns are that additional movement of the bank will not only affect the safe passage of vehicles on E. 2nd Street, but may also affect the...
Emergency Response/Recovery Actions - Overview
The Rock Island District is prepared to provide all hazard response and recovery assistance under the authority of Public Law (PL) 84-99 and PL 93-288...
Farm Creek, Illinois
The project includes two dry reservoirs (Fondulac and Farmdale) located on tributary streams to the Illinois Waterway upstream of Peoria, Illinois, providing flood control for East Peoria, Illinois...
Floodplain Management Services (FPMS)
The Floodplain Management Services (FPMS) Program provides a full range of technical services and planning guidance in support of effective floodplain management and flood risk reduction...
Illinois River Basin Restoration (sec 519,WRDA 2000)
Section 519 of WRDA 2000 authorized: (1) Comprehensive Plan to develop and implement a restoration program, long-term resource monitoring program, and evaluate new technologies and innovative...
Illinois Waterway
The project includes a total of 268 river miles of 9-foot commercial navigation channel from Chicago to LaGrange Lock and Dam, near Beardstown, Illinois; with 8 locks and 7 dams...
Illinois Waterway Consolidated Lock Closures
To maintain reliable navigation and avoid unscheduled long-duration closures on the Illinois Waterway (IWW), the locks need to undergo scheduled major rehabilitation and maintenance...
Illinois Waterway Maintenance Dredging Operations & Maintenance
In order to maintain the 9-foot navigation channel, maintenance dredging is performed at various locations in the reach of the Illinois Waterway in the Rock Island District...
Inland Navigation Design Center (INDC)
The Inland Navigation Design Center Mandatory Center of Expertise (INDC-MCX) is an organization that provides engineering, design, analysis and review services for studies, new locks, new navigation...
LaGrange Lock, Illinois Waterway (Major Rehabilitation/Major Maintenance)
LaGrange Lock, located on the Illinois Waterway at river mile 80.2, was put into service in 1939 and is in need of a major rehabilitation of lock concrete, electrical and mechanical systems...
Levee Safety Program
In the Rock Island District, approximately forty thousand people live or work behind levees in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Levee Safety Program...
Mississippi River between Missouri River & Minneapolis
The project consists of a 314-river-mile reach of 9-foot commercial navigation channel from Guttenberg, Iowa, downstream to Saverton, Missouri...
Mississippi River Maintenance Dredging (Operations & Maintenance)
In order to maintain the 9-foot navigation channel, maintenance dredging is performed at various locations in the reach of the Upper Mississippi River in the Rock Island District...
National Flood Fight Materiel Center - Overview
Under authority of Public Law 84-99, during flood emergencies the Corps of Engineers may provide tribal, state and local communities with flood fight supplies and equipment...
National Levee Database
The National Levee Database (NLD), developed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), is the focal point for comprehensive information about our nation's levees...
Planning Assistance to States and Tribes
The Planning Assistance to States and Tribes (PAS&T) Program provides States, counties, local communities and Indian tribes with planning level assistance in addressing a water resources issues and...
Regional Flood Risk Management
In recent years, the Upper Mississippi River watershed has experienced more frequent flooding with higher stages, particularly in the last ten years with major floods occurring in 2008, 2010, 2011,...
Repairs to Levee Systems/Flood Control Projects - Policy
Corps of Engineers policy regarding repairs to levee systems and flood control projects damaged by floods...
Section 1135 Projects (Project Modifications for Improvements to the Environment) - Overview
Section 1135 of the 1986 Water Resources Development Act, as amended, provides authority for the Corps of Engineers to determine the need for project modifications in the structures and operations of...
Section 204 Overview
Section 204 of the 1992 Water Resources Development Act, as amended, provides authority for the Corps of Engineers to restore, protect, and create aquatic and wetland habitats in connection with...
Section 205 Overview
Section 205, small flood risk management program provides support for local flood risk management by the construction or improvement of structural or non-structural flood risk management measures...
Section 206 Overview
Section 206 of the 1996 Water Resources Development Act, as amended, provides authority for the Secretary to carry out an aquatic ecosystem restoration and protection project...
Section 408 Program
The Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 and codified in 33 USC 408 (commonly referred to as “Section 408”) authorizes the Secretary of the Army, on the recommendation of the Chief of...
Shoreline Management on Mississippi River
In 1989, the Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) was developed and implemented as guidance for the management, protection and preservation of the Mississippi River's environment, while allowing a balanced...
Small Boat Harbors
All small boat harbor projects have a local sponsor, usually a municipality...
Springfield, Illinois (City Water, Light & Power) / Springfield Supplemental Water Supply SEIS - Permits
The project is a proposed dam and 3000 acre water supply reservoir for the city of Springfield, Illinois...
Support to the U.S. Army Reserve 88th Regional Support Command
The 88th Regional Support Command (RSC) headquarters is located at Fort McCoy, WI. Their area of responsibility is nineteen states across the upper Northwest...
Ten Mile Creek Road - CAP Section 14
Project would address an emergency streambank protection problem at two locations in Worth Township, Woodford County, Illinois, where Ten Mile parallels Ten Mile Creek Road...
UMRR Program - IL, IA, MO, MN, WI - Upper Mississippi River Restoration
The UMRR Program was authorized by the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 1986 and continuously authorized by WRDA 1999. The program consists of two primary elements: habitat rehabilitation...
UMRR Program - Keithsburg Division HREP - Pool 18
The Keithsburg Division is located in Pool 18 along the left descending bank of the Upper Mississippi River (UMR), immediately north of the City of Keithsburg in Mercer County, Illinois. The Project...
UMRR Program - Lower Pool 13 HREP
The Lower Pool 13 Habitat Restoration and Enhancement (HREP) project is located approximately three miles upstream of Clinton, Iowa, and consists of backwater lakes, sloughs, flowing channels, and...
UMRR Program – Pool 12 Forestry – Pool 12
The Pool 12 Forestry Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project (HREP) is located in portions of Jo Daviess County in Illinois, Dubuque and Jackson Counties in Iowa, and Grant County, WI. The...
UMRR Program - Pool 12 Overwintering HREP
The Pool 12 Overwintering project area is in Jo Daviess County, Illinois, upstream of Bellevue, Iowa. The project area is comprised primarily of a series of islands, backwater channels, and backwater...
UMRR Program – Quincy Bay HREP – Pool 21
Quincy Bay is a backwater lake complex measuring approximately 4 miles long with a variable width of up to 2 miles. The area is composed of interconnected channels and small bays, an existing small...
UMRR Program - Rice Lake Complex HREP - LaGrange Pool
Rice Lake is a 6,800-acre backwater complex located 24 miles southwest of Peoria, Illinois. The project lands are state owned and are managed by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (ILDNR) as...
Unnamed Rock Tributary, Carbon Cliff, IL - CAP Section 205
Carbon Cliff, Illinois, has a history of flooding from the Rock River and an unnamed tributary which runs through a portion of the City. The City would like assistance investigating alternatives, both...
Upper Mississippi River - Illinois Waterway System Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability Program (NESP)
NESP is a long-term program of ecosystem restoration and navigation improvements for the Upper Mississippi River System (UMRS). NESP will improve system capacity and reduce commercial traffic delays...
Upper Mississippi River and Illinois River Flow Frequency Study
The current Upper Mississippi River and Illinois River flow frequency study, completed in 2004, was created using a period of record ending in 1998. Since then frequent and record setting major floods...
Upper Mississippi River System Hydraulic Model Update
The development of a standardized and seamless flood risk management hydraulic model for the Upper Mississippi River (UMR) is an essential tool to understanding the risks that currently exist to the...
Upper Mississippi River Watershed Project
Currently, there is no systemic flood risk management plan for the Upper Mississippi River. This uncoordinated flood response ultimately transfers risk to several areas, often without their knowledge...
Wagonseller Bridge, Tazewell County, IL - CAP Section 14
The Mackinaw River has developed a meandering channel pattern, with the meander bends through this reach causing a significant change in the angle of flow through the Wagonseller Road Bridge. This...