Rock Island District Public Notices

Regulatory - Impacts to wetlands and any other water of the United States require a Section 404 permit to ensure no net loss. Impacts to navigable waters as defined under Section 10 of the Rives and Harbors Act of 1899 are reviewed to ensure no loss of navigable capacity. Applications requiring an Individual permit typically have a 30-day public review.

 

Civil Works - Corps projects with an associated Environmental Assessment (EA) or Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) require a minimum 30-day public review per the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

Modifications/Section 408 - Alterations to Corps Civil Works projects require a Section 408 permit to ensure modifications are within purpose and will not be injurious to the public interest. Applications for a Section 408 permit require a minimum 30-day public notice.

Regulatory Public Notices

Beaver Creek Mitigation Bank (CEMVR-OD-P-2020-0582
3/29/2024
The bank sponsor proposes to complete activities on 47.66 acres of privately owned property that would result in the establishment of both stream and wetland mitigation credits. The goal of the bank...
Barber Creek Wetland Mitigation Bank (CEMVR-OD-P-2019-1198)
3/19/2024
The bank sponsor proposes to complete activities on 74.35 acres of privately owned property that would result in the restoration and enhancement of both forested and emergent wetland mitigation...
Bob Durand, Village of Pontoosuc (CEMVR-RD-2024-0070)
3/15/2024
The Village of Pontoosuc, IL is proposing construction to realign a new bridge androadway approaches over Spillman Creek. As part of the earthwork activities associated with the proposedbridge...
Rathbun Land & Water Alliance (CEMVR-RD-2022-1208)
3/1/2024
This project will construct an earthen dam across an intermittent stream to create a sediment basin in effort to improve water quality by reducing sediment loads from entering Rathbun Lake...
Proposed Renewal of Regional Permit 7 for Linear Transportation Project (CEMVR-RD-2024-0035)
2/6/2024
The Corps proposes to renew Regional Permit 7 for Linear Transportation Project and increase impacts from the previous impact threshold from 1-acre of waters of the U.S. (WUS) to 2.0-acres of WUS,...
New Melleray Abbey Stream Mitigation Bank (CEMVR-RD-2024-0130)
2/6/2024
The bank sponsor proposes to complete the project in two phases on nearby pieces of property in Dubuque County, Iowa. Both phases of the project will entail the construction of Beaver Dam Analogs...
Iowa Department of Transportation (CEMVR-RD-2023-1426)
1/23/2024
The Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT) is proposing to make safetyimprovements to the existing intersection of US Highway 30 (US 30) and County Road R18/L Avenue (Co. Rd. R18/L Avenue), in...
Ponderosa Wetland Mitigation Bank (CEMVR-RD-2024-0030)
1/11/2024
The bank sponsor proposes to complete activities on approximately 33 acres of privately owned property that would result in the establishment of wetland mitigation credits. The bank proposes to...
City of Cedar Rapids (CEMVR-RD-2023-0377)
1/4/2024
The City of Cedar Rapids Seeks to improve public use areas and amenities in proximity to Cedar Lake. The current Cedar Lake Trail configuration requires cyclists to use Shaver Road. Due to the private...
BNSF Railway Company (CEMVR-RD-2023-0585)
12/12/2023
The applicant proposes to replace an existing 1,020-foot-long double track railroad bridge consisting of a multi-span Pratt deck truss style fixed metal bridge supported on concrete piers and...
BNSF Railway Company (CEMVR-RD-2023-1424)
12/12/2023
The applicant proposes to replace an existing 446-foot-long double track railroad bridge consisting of a 5-span Pratt deck truss style fixed metal bridge supported on concrete piers and timber piles...
Dallas County Road Department (CEMVR-RD-2023-1493)
12/5/2023
The Applicant proposes to widen and repave D Avenue from the Dallas/Greene County Line south to State Highway 141 near Dawson, Iowa. The project will involve widening the existing foreslope from 3:1...
City of West Des Moines (CEMVR-RD-2023-1513)
12/5/2023
The Applicant has proposed to construct a new alignment of EP True Parkway between Wendover Lane to Grand Prairie Parkway for 1.2 miles...
Honey Creek Stream Mitigation Bank (CEMVR-RD-2023-1521)
11/16/2023
The bank sponsor proposes to perform stream restoration along reaches of a perennial stream (4,283ft) and two intermittent streams (1,094ft and 981ft) that flow into Honey Creek, then into the Iowa...
City of Williamsburg (CEMVR-RD-2023-1223)
11/8/2023
The proposed project is located on Old Man’s Creek between Highland Street to Hampton Way in Section 10, Township 79 North, Range 10 West, Iowa County, Iowa. Lat. 41.6681, Lon. -92.0174. The Applicant...
WFI Holdings-B LLC (CEMVR-RD-2023-1304)
10/2/2023
Project Location: The proposed site is located within Section 29, Township 27 North, Range 9 East, Stephenson County, Illinois.Bank Objectives: The fundamental objective of compensatory mitigation is...
City of Nevada (CEMVR-RD-2023-817)
9/14/2023
Project Location: The proposed project is located on West Indian Creek and a tributary to West Indian Creek in Section 7, Township 83 North, Range 22 West and Section 12, Township 83 North, Range 23...
Lower Rock Stream and Wetland Mitigation Bank (CEMVR-RD-2023-1205)
9/14/2023
This notice is issued in accordance with the Compensatory Mitigation for Losses of Aquatic Resources; Final Rule (the Mitigation Rule) described in the Federal Register dated April 10, 2008 (33 CFR...
IMPLEMENTATION OF THE UPDATED MISSOURI STREAM MITIGATION METHOD (MSMM)
9/5/2023
THIS NOTICE IS AN INFORMATIONL NOTICE ONLY -- NO COMENTS ARE REQUESTED. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Districts within the State of Missouri (Kansas City, Little Rock, Memphis, Rock Island, St...
Whistle Stop Stream Mitigation Bank (CEMVR-RD-2023-1080)
8/17/2023
The bank sponsor proposes to complete activities in one phase on 45.12-acres of property in Dallas County, Iowa. The creek occupies 2,982-linear feet and the proposed conceptual alignment would...
Springfield Supplement Water Supply and Aquatic Recreation Project (CEMVR-OD-P-2016-0095)
8/9/2023
The proposed project is located southeast of the existing Lake Springfield and north of Pawnee, Illinois in Section 31 of Rochester Township (see attached map). The proposed earthen dam is located on...
Wapsipinicon State Park (CEMVR-RD-2021-641)
8/3/2023
Within Wapsipinicon State Park on the Wapsipinicon River in Section 11, Township 84 North, Range 4 West, Jones County, Iowa.The Iowa Department of Natural Resources proposes to install 20 weirs along...
City of Des Moines Southeast Connector (CEMVR-RD-2023-269)
7/31/2023
The proposed project is the final phase of the Southeast Connector (SEC) which will start at East Martin Luther King Boulevard and travel east to U.S. Highway 65. The project will cross Four Mile...
Sonstegard Family Farms Silver Lake Wetland Mitigation Bank (CEMVR-RD-2023-0911)
7/14/2023
The bank sponsor proposes to complete activities on approximately 78 acres of privately owned property that would result in the establishment of wetland mitigation credits. The bank sponsor proposes...
Blair Wetland Mitigation Bank (CEMVR-RD-2023-0865)
7/14/2023
The bank sponsor proposes to complete activities on 195.44-acres of property owned by the prospective bank manager (Brice Blair) and a private landowner. The proposed site is located approximately...
Lamberts Landing Wetland and Stream Mitigation Bank (CEMVR-RD-2023-0464)
7/6/2023
The bank sponsor proposes to complete activities on approximately 79-acres of property owned by MADD, LLC. This project would result in the generation of emergent wetland, forested wetland, and stream...
Realignment of Regulatory Program Areas of Responsibility between Rock Island District and Chicago District
7/6/2023
Effective August 01, 2023, the Corps of Engineers Regulatory Program areas of responsibility between the Rock Island District and Chicago District in Illinois will be changed. This change in...
Stream Compensatory Mitigation Bank Proposal (CEMVR-RD-2023-0807)
7/5/2023
This project is the second phase of the overall Trails End Mitigation Bank project. The first phase of the project (Corps Project No. CEMVR-OD-P-20190433) included creation, restoration, and...
Re-issuance of Regional General Permit 26 Emergency Reconstruction and Repair Activities for Flood Damaged Areas In All Waters of the U.S. in the State of Illinois (CEMVR-RD-2022-0504 )
6/27/2023
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, HAS REISSUED Regional General Permit 26 for work associated with emergency reconstruction and repair activities in all waters of the United...
Silver Lake Growth, LLC (CEMVR-RD-2023-0682)
6/26/2023
Project Location: The project is located on a 30-acre parcel on the south shore of Silver Lake to the northwest of the intersection of Beachcomber Drive and Highway 9, on both sides of the...
MidAmerican Energy (CEMVR-RD-2023-0598)
6/23/2023
The applicant proposes to demolish: the main building, and turbine hall associated outbuildings and structures, two cooling water intake screen houses (Screen House Nos.1 and 2), and the removal of...
Land of the Swamp White Oak (Maurer) Wetland Mitigation Bank (CEMVR-RD-2023-0799)
6/23/2023
Project Location: The proposed site is located within Section 31, Township 79 North, Range 2 West, Cedar County, Iowa. Bank Objectives: The fundamental objective of compensatory mitigation is to...
STATE OF MISSOURI ISSUANCE OF REGIONAL GENERAL PERMIT 41 (GP-41) FLOOD RECOVERY/REPAIR ACTIVITES – STATES OF MISSOURI (CEMVR-OD-P-2017-1263)
6/14/2023
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, HAS ISSUED GP-41, authorizing the protection and the repair of existing damaged structures, damaged land areas, and damaged fills that were...
Rock Creek Lake (CEMVR-RD-2023-277)
5/9/2023
The applicant proposes to stabilize the bank of Rock Creek Lake by placing rock armoring along the shoreline at 57 locations for a total distance of18,510 linear feet. Most of the riprap is new and...
Little Walnut Creek Stream and Wetland Mitigation Bank (CEMVR-RD-2023-0482)
4/19/2023
The bank sponsor proposes to complete activities on 90 acres of publicly owned property that would result in the establishment of both stream and wetland mitigation credits. The goal of this project...
Union Pacific Railroad (CEMVR-RD-2019-1371)
4/19/2023
The proposed project includes the removal and replacement of an existing railroad bridge across the Wapsipinicon River at Milepost 33.31 on the Clinton Subdivision. The proposed replacement bridge...
Muscatine Island Levee District–Economic Development Administration Funded Levee Superiority–Muscatine, IA Funded Hardened Controlled Overtopping Structure (Public Notice ID #2021-0014)
4/17/2023
In compliance with 33 USC 408 (Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899; hereinafter Section 408), Economic Development Administration and Klingner & Associates PC request permission on behalf...

Civil Works & Section 408 Public Notices

Merschman Fertilizer Mississippi River Terminal Encroachment Improvements to Burlington North Bottoms Levee (Public Notice ID #2022-0001)
3/7/2024
In compliance with 33 USC 408 (Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899; hereinafter Section 408), Merschman Fertilizer, LLC has requested permission for encroachments modifying the Burlington...
NESP Upper Mississippi River Mooring Facilities
2/16/2024
The Corps is seeking public input on the locations, construction, and future barge use of the proposed mooring facilities. Specifically, the Corps is seeking information on existing significant...
PROGRAMMATIC AGREEMENT REGARDING THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER RESTORATION PROGRAM HABITAT REHABILITATION AND ENHANCEMENT PROJECTS AND THE NAVIGATION AND ECOSYSTEM SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM
11/15/2023
The Corps of Engineers has determined due to the nature of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration (UMRR) and Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability Program (NESP), their generally shared multi-state...
Des Moines County replacing H-14 Bridge along County Road X99 over Hawkeye Creek (Public Notice ID #2023-0042)
10/6/2023
Interested parties are hereby notified the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Rock Island District (District), received an application for a Department of the Army Section 408 permission for...
Green Island Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project, Pool 13, Upper Mississippi River - River Miles 545.9 Through 548.7
9/20/2023
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District (District), requests your review of the Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment titled, Green Island Habitat Rehabilitation...
Illinois Department of Transportation replacing of bridge along IL 100 over Kerton Creek, Seahorn Drainage and Levee District, Bath, Fulton County, IL (Public Notice ID #2023-0038)
9/6/2023
In compliance with 33 U.S.C 408 (Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899; hereinafter Section 408), The Illinois Department of Transportation (IL DOT) has requested permission to modify the...
Proposed Change to Categorical Permissions For Requests To Alter U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Civil Works Projects in the Rock Island District
8/24/2023
The USACE Rock Island District is soliciting comments from the public, federal, state, and local agencies and officials, Indian Tribes, and other interested parties about a proposed modification to...
Des Moines Water Reclamation Authority Effluent Pump Station (Public Notice ID #2023-0005)
8/14/2023
In compliance with 33 USC 408 (Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899; hereinafter Section 408), the Des Moines Metropolitan Wastewater Reclamation Authority has requested permission to...
Springfield Supplement Water Supply and Aquatic Recreation Project (CEMVR-OD-P-2016-0095)
8/9/2023
The proposed project is located southeast of the existing Lake Springfield and north of Pawnee, Illinois in Section 31 of Rochester Township (see attached map). The proposed earthen dam is located on...
Dubuque Maus Lake Culvert Repair Modifications to the Iowa Flood Control Works Levee, Dubuque, Iowa (Public Notice ID #2023-0002)
7/18/2023
In compliance with 33 USC 408 (Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899; hereinafter Section 408), The City of Dubuque is requested permission to modify the Dubuque, Iowa Flood Control Works...
Cassville Lower Dredge Placement (CEMVR-RD-2023-0800)
6/12/2023
A high water event on the Mississippi River has caused significant shoaling within the 9-Foot Navigation Channel in the District’s area of operation. Water levels are falling rapidly, and actual...
Muscatine Island Levee District–Economic Development Administration Funded Levee Superiority–Muscatine, IA Funded Hardened Controlled Overtopping Structure (Public Notice ID #2021-0014)
4/17/2023
In compliance with 33 USC 408 (Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899; hereinafter Section 408), Economic Development Administration and Klingner & Associates PC request permission on behalf...
Illinois Department of Transportation - District 6 (CEMVR-RD-2022-1617)
4/3/2023
This project consists of removing and replacing the structure (SN 009-0001) that spans over the Illinois River and Curry Lake as well as the reconstruction of the roadway approaches and the 6th...
Davenport Flood Mitigation at 3rd St and Carey Ave. Bettendorf Local Flood Protection Project Levee (Public Notice ID #2022-0037)
4/3/2023
Interested parties are hereby notified that an application has been received for a Department of the Army Section 408 permission for certain work at or near a federally-authorized flood risk...
40th Avenue Bridge Replacement Over Hawkeye-Dolbee Diversion Channel. Two Rivers Levee and Drainage District (L&DD) Middle and Upper Levees, Des Moines County, Iowa (Public Notice ID #2023-0007)
4/3/2023
Interested parties are hereby notified that an application has been received for a Department of the Army Section 408 permission for certain work at or near a federally-authorized flood risk...
Lee County Horizontal Directional Drill Anhydrous Ammonia Pipeline (Public Notice ID #2022-0038)
3/23/2023
Interested parties are hereby notified that an application has been received for a Department of the Army Section 408 permission for certain work at or near a federally-authorized flood risk...
Martin Marietta Sand and Gravel Quarry (Public Notice ID #2021-0032)
1/20/2023
Interested parties are hereby notified the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Rock Island District (District) received an application for a Department of the Army Section 408 permission for certain...
Utility Poles, Flagpoles, and Gas Station Retaining Wall Encroachment Modifications along the Bettendorf, IA, Flood Risk Management Project (Public Notice ID #2022-0004)
1/3/2023
In compliance with 33 USC 408 (Section 14 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899; hereinafter Section 408), IMEG, Corp., on behalf of the City of Bettendorf, Iowa, has requested permission for...
Ameren Illinois gas main replacement above East Peoria Drainage and Levee District and East Peoria Sanitary District Levees (Public Notice ID #2022-0024)
9/13/2022
Interested parties are hereby notified that an application has been received for a Department of the Army Section 408 permission for certain work at or near a federally authorized flood risk...
Invitation for Bid No. DACW25-9-22-4005, Bunker Chute, Iowa, Timber Sale
8/24/2022
NOTICE TO PROSPECTIVE TIMBER BIDDERS:The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District is offering timber for sale at Bunker Chute, Iowa, on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, 10 a.m., at the Mississippi...
MODOT MO-79 Bridge Replacement over Bear Creek (Public Notice ID #2022-0008)
6/27/2022
Interested parties are hereby notified the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Rock Island District (District) received an application for a Department of the Army Section 408 permission for certain...
Public Comment for Section 160 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2020, Definition of Economically Disadvantaged Community
6/6/2022
In accordance with Section 160 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020 the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works is conducting a 60-day public comment period to gather public...
Sny Island Levee Drainage District – Reach 1 Seepage Berm (Public Notice ID #2020-0033)
5/10/2022
Interested parties are hereby notified that an application has been received for a Department of the Army Section 408 permission for certain work at or near a federally-authorized flood risk...
Ingersoll Run Outlet Sewer (Public Notice ID #2021-0039)
5/4/2022
Interested parties are hereby notified the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Rock Island District (District), received an application for a Department of the Army Section 408 permission for certain...
Ames Lake Flood Control Project Disposal
5/2/2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, has released for public review the Environmental Assessment titled, Ames Lake Flood Control Project Disposal, dated May 2022, which includes...
Walnut Street Bridge Replacement over Des Moines I and Des Moines II Levees (Public Notice ID #2021-0033)
2/15/2022
Interested parties are hereby notified that an application has been received for a Department of the Army Section 408 permission for certain work at or near a federally- authorized flood risk...
DREDGE MATERIAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAM BUFFALO SITE 5 ACCESS CHANNEL MISSISSIPPI RIVER, POOL 16, RIVER MILES 471.3 TO 471.5
2/11/2022
The US Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District (District), requests your review of the Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA) titled, Dredge Material Management Program Buffalo Site 5...
Manufacturing Drive Mill Creek Bridge Replacement, Clinton, IA (Public Notice ID #2021-0028)
1/14/2022
Interested parties are hereby notified that an application has been received for a Department of the Army Section 408 permission for certain work at or near a federally-authorized flood risk...
South River Industrial Levee Subdistrict (CEMVR-RD-2020-1454 & 408-MVR-2021-009)
11/18/2021
The purpose of the project is bank stabilization. High water and flooding have caused continued bank erosion along the Mississippi River (MR) and South River (SR). Bank migration is encroaching on the...
Kinder Morgan Pipeline Maintenance Project within the Muscatine Island Levee District (2021-0015)
11/17/2021
The proposed project will require the modification of the pre-existing natural gas pipeline to accommodate in-line inspection devices, known as “smart pigs”, to maintain compliance with U.S...
Dubuque Forced Sewer Main - Continuing Authorities Program Section 14 Feasibility Report and Integrated Environmental Assessment
10/25/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, has released for public review, the Dubuque Forced Sewer Main Continuing Authorities Program Section 14 Feasibility Report and Integrated...
Lock and Dam 14 Mooring Cell, Mississippi River Pool 15 Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment Rock Island County, Illinois
10/19/2021
The US Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District (District), requests your review of the Environmental Assessment (SEA) titled, Lock and Dam 14 Mooring Cell, Mississippi River Pool 15, dated...
Channel Maintenance Dredging, Duck Creek Cut, Mississippi, Pool 13, River Mile 554.3, and Deadman’s Light Cut, Mississippi River, Pool 12, River Mile 568.5
8/30/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District (District), requests your review of the Environmental Assessment (EA) titled Channel Maintenance Dredging, Duck Creek Cut, Mississippi, Pool 13,...
Mississippi River Project Master Plan with Integrated Environmental Assessment - Upper Mississippi River Watershed Pools 11-22, 9-Foot Channel Navigation Project, Pleasant Valley, Iowa, dated June 2021
7/21/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, has released for public review, the new Mississippi River Project Master Plan with Integrated Environmental Assessment for Pools 11-22 of the...