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

River Development Holdings, LLC (CEMVR-RD-2021-1206)
6/21/2022
The purpose of this proposed project is to provide an area for the William E. Lawson towboat to anchor outside of Island City Harbor, creation of two fleeting areas, and an area to complete tow work...
County Line Mitigation Bank (CEMVR-RD-2022-0456)
6/21/2022
The bank sponsor proposes to complete activities on 133.7 acres of privately owned property that would result in the establishment of stream, forested wetland, and emergent wetland mitigation credits...
INHF Pearey Mitigation Bank (CEMVR-RD-2022-0757)
6/21/2022
The bank sponsor proposes to complete activities on 180 acres of privately owned property that would result in the establishment of emergent wetland mitigation credits. The goal of the bank is to...
City of Perry, Iowa (CEMVR-RD-2020-610)
5/16/2022
The applicant proposes to expand the Perry Municipal Airport by the relocation and construction of Runway 14/32, 400 feet west, to a length of 4,000 feet and a width of 100 feet. Construction will...
Lafarge-Holcim, LLC. (CEMVR-RD-2021-1478)
5/16/2022
The purpose of the project is barge mooring and fleeting. Install concrete dead-men anchorages at locations along the RDB of the Illinois River to fleet strings of empty and or loaded inland waterway...
White Fox Mitigation Bank Phase II (CEMVR-RD-2022-0577)
4/29/2022
The bank sponsor proposes to complete activities on 47.6 acres of privately owned property that would result in the establishment of both emergent wetland and stream mitigation credits. One of the...
Rusted Anchor, Gabe Nagy (CEMVR-RD-2022-0189)
4/11/2022
The applicant is proposing to construct a jetty on the Mississippi River to protect downstream dock from ice flows. The jetty would be approximately 150 feet long and 40 feet wide at the base,...
City of West Des Moines (CEMVR-RD-2021-1061)
4/5/2022
The City of West Des Moines is proposing to construct a new stormwater detention facility along the segment of Blue Creek located north of Interstate 235 between 22nd Street and Valley West Drive. The...
Buena Vista County Conservation Board (CEMVR-RD-2021-1254)
3/17/2022
The applicant proposes to stabilize existing site conditions and restore recreational opportunities in the Little Sioux River at the Linn Grove Dam after a 2019 flood event breached the earthen south...
Ansley Land, LLC (CEMVR-RD-2021-1713)
3/16/2022
The proposed project is located in Section 21, Township 83 North, Range 24 West, Story County, Iowa within the City of Ames. It is located between Cedar Lane to the west and University Boulevard to...
Watts Group Development (CEMVR-RD-2022-106)
3/16/2022
The Applicant proposes to construct a new residential development which will include the construction of several roads, sidewalks, grading for new single family and multi-family homes. The proposed...
New Issuance of Regional Permit 44 Fill Material Placed for Utilities in Waters of the U.S. for the State of Illinois (CEMVR-OD-P-2020-0657)
3/11/2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, HAS ISSUED Regional Permit 44 for Fill Material Placed in Waters of the United States for Utilities in the State of Illinois under the authority...
Reissuance of Regional Permit 38 Fill Material Placed in Waters of the U.S. for Linear Transportation Crossings in the State of Illinois (CEMVR-RD-2021-1227)
3/4/2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, HAS REISSUED Regional Permit 38 for Fill Material Placed in Waters of the United States for Linear Transportation Crossings in the State of...
City of West Des Moines (CEMVR-RD-2021-1402)
2/28/2022
Fair Meadows Creek has sustained scour, compromising the stability of the banks and gabion baskets. The Applicant proposes to line the channel of Fair Meadows Creek with revetment and replace two...
City of West Des Moines (CEMVR-RD-2021-1673)
2/24/2022
The applicant is proposing to expand Stagecoach Drive to the Southwest. The purpose of this project is to extend Stagecoach Drive between South Jordan Creek Parkway and the future extension of South...
Concise Earth (CEMVR-RD-2022-43)
2/16/2022
The applicant proposes to construct a new 138-acre residential development, Marion AircomPark, south of Cedar Rapids. A road crossing to the north of the existing impoundment is proposed to...
Special Public Notice for the Nationwide Permit Issuance, Reissuance, Regional Conditions, Water Quality Certification, for the State of Missouri
2/11/2022
On December 27, 2021, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) published a final rule in the Federal Register (86 FR 73522) announcing the reissuance of 40 existing nationwide permits(NWPs) and one...
Special Public Notice for the Nationwide Permit Issuance, Reissuance, Regional Conditions, Water Quality Certification, and Coastal Zone Consistency Determination, for the State of Illinois
2/4/2022
On December 27, 2021, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) published a final rule in the Federal Register (86 FR 73522) announcing the reissuance of 40 existing nationwide permits (NWPs) and one...
Special Public Notice for the Nationwide Permit Issuance, Reissuance, Regional Conditions, Water Quality Certification, for the State of Iowa
2/4/2022
On December 27, 2021, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) published a final rule in the Federal Register (86 FR 73522) announcing the reissuance of 40 existing nationwide permits (NWPs) and one...
Watts Group Construction (CEMVR-RD-2021-1265)
2/1/2022
The applicant proposes to construct a new 104-acre residential subdivision, Trail Ridge Estates, outside of Solon, Iowa. The applicant submitted an application for review on August 25, 2021, and while...
PUBLIC NOTICE FOR FEDERAL REGISTER NOTICE ANNOUNCING THE REISSUANCE OF THE NATIONWIDE PERMITS
1/11/2022
On December 27, 2021, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) published a final rule in the Federal Register (86 FR 73522) announcing the reissuance of 40 existing nationwide permits (NWPs) and one...
Jones County Secondary Roads (CEMVR-RD-2021-1671)
1/7/2022
The applicant proposes to construct a new 454’, 3-span, 15-degree skew BTE beam bridge crossing of Landis Road over the Wapsipinicon (Wapsi) River southeast of Anamosa, Iowa. The new bridge would be...
Iowa Department of Transportation (CEMVR-OD-P-2017-335)
12/21/2021
This permit for the original project expired December 31, 2020. The Iowa Department of Transportation (IA DOT) is re-applying for the same permit for the purposes of obtaining a new permit that will...
Informational Public Notice for: Holiday Harbor Inc. (CEMVR-RD-2021-0409)
12/20/2021
This informational notice is being issued to inform the public that the permit application for the Holiday Harbor, Inc. barge fleeting project, CEMVR-RD-2021-0409, has been withdrawn. The application...
Galena Road Gravel, Inc. (CEMVR-RD-2021-1463)
12/17/2021
The applicant is seeking after-the-fact authorization for relocation of Hallock Creek approximately 150 feet to the west of the original alignment. Hallock Creek broke out of its banks on July 15,...
APPROVED ILLINOIS MITIGATION BANKING STANDARD SERVICE AREAS
12/10/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Rock Island District, upon review and with the assistance of an Interagency Review Team, which includes the Illinois DNR and U.S. EPA have approved standard...
Iowa and Illinois Department of Transportation (CEMVR-RD-2021-1590)
12/10/2021
The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting authorization to demolish the existing eastbound and westbound I-74 bridges that span the Mississippi River between Moline, Illinois and Bettendorf,...
City of Des Moines (CEMVR-RD-2021-1434)
12/7/2021
The Applicant proposes to construct a small flood control facility to reduce the frequency and duration of flooding events for the local area by replacing the existing infrastructure and limiting peak...
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...
City of Cincinnati, Iowa (CEMVR-RD-2021-1310)
11/16/2021
The Applicant proposes to upgrade and improve an existing wastewater treatment plant that serves the City of Cincinnati, Iowa. This proposal includes the following: The existing lagoon infrastructure...
Shadow Creek V & VI, LLC (CEMVR-OD-P-2020-148-1)
11/16/2021
In 2020, the Applicant was issued a DA Permit to impact 1.44 acres of emergent wetland, 0.04 acres of forested wetlands, 481 linear feet of intermittent streams and 129 linear feet of perennial...
Holiday Harbor Inc. - 2nd Notice (CEMVR-RD-2021-0409)
11/12/2021
The purpose of the project is barge mooring and fleeting. The proposed work consists of placing 9 concrete block anchors on land, 300 feet apart, along the length of the barge fleeting area, with...
Double Eagle Golf, Inc (CEMVR-OD-P-2020-1477)
11/1/2021
The applicant proposes to construct an earthen dam and a pond to provide irrigation to the golf course. Impacts to Waters of the U.S., will occur through the construction of the dam, and inundation...
Delaware County Wetland Mitigation Bank (CEMVR-RD-2021-1429)
11/1/2021
The bank sponsor proposes to complete activities on 41.3 acres of privately owned property that would result in the establishment of both forested and emergent wetland mitigation credits. The goal of...
Red Haw Lake (CEMVR-RD-2021-1366)
10/14/2021
The applicant proposes to stabilize the bank of Red Haw Lake by placing rock armoring along the shoreline at four locations for a total distance of 3,680 linear feet; Site 1 = 760 linear feet, Site 2...
Clear Creek Stream Mitigation Bank (CEMVR-RD-2021-0792)
10/14/2021
The bank sponsor proposes to complete activities on city owned property along Clear Creek in Coralville, Iowa that would result in the establishment of stream mitigation credits. The goal of the bank...
Proposed Illinois Mitigation Banking Service Areas
10/12/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Rock Island District upon review and with the assistance of an Interagency Review Team (IRT) including the Illinois DNR and USEPA proposes to create standard...
Holiday Harbor Inc. (CEMVR-RD-2021-0409)
9/30/2021
The purpose of the project is barge mooring and fleeting. The proposed work consists of placing 9 concrete block anchors on land, 300 feet apart, along the length of the barge fleeting area, with...
Spring Creek Development (CEMVR-OD-P-2021-0858)
9/30/2021
The applicant is proposing improvements to include an extension of Interstate Blvd., to serve a new industrial user in The Business Park at Spring Creek Lakes. A regional, consolidated detention pond...
Proposed Issuance of General Permit 38 Linear Transportation Crossings in the State of Illinois
9/29/2021
In accordance with Federal regulations published in the November 13, 1986 Federal Register, under 33 CFR Parts 325.1 to 325.10, the Rock Island District (lead district in Illinois), in conjunction...
Clinton Landfill, Inc. (CEMVR-OD-P-2019-0367)
9/7/2021
The applicant is proposing to fill approximately 3,346 linear feet of intermittent stream and approximately .01 acre of emergent wetland located directly to the east of the current landfill. The...
Ecological Solutions LLC (CEMVR-OD-P-2019-0394)
9/2/2021
The applicant is proposing to expand the existing Eco Hill Landfill. The expansion area contains 3,103 linear feet of jurisdictional perennial tributary and 1.14 acres of jurisdictional emergent...
Osceola County Rural Water System, Inc (CEMVR-RD-2021-0918)
8/31/2021
The applicant proposes to construct a low head dam / rock riffle structure within the channel of the Ocheyedan River. An estimated 0.05 acres of riverbed will be filled as a result and the applicant...
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,...
Byler Stream Mitigation Bank (CEMVR-RD-2021-1134)
8/30/2021
The bank sponsor proposes to complete activities on 18.30 acres of privately owned property that would result in the establishment of stream mitigation credits. The goal of the bank is to restore...
Oak Crest Hill Road Wetland Mitigation Bank (CEMVR-OD-P-2019-1487)
8/17/2021
The bank sponsor proposes to complete activities on 81 acres of privately owned property that would result in the establishment of both forested and emergent wetland mitigation credits. The goal of...
Reissuance of Regional General Permit MVR GP-34M Sand and Gravel Excavation Activities Waters of The U.S. Within the State of Missouri
8/16/2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, HAS REISSUED Regional General Permit MVR GP-34M for Sand and Gravel Excavation Activities in Waters of the United States within the State of...
Proposed Reissuance of Regional Permit 34 Targeted Water Quality Improvement Constructed/Restored Wetlands In the State of Iowa
8/11/2021
The proposed Regional General Permit (RGP) will authorize work associated with the discharged of dredged and/or fill material into all Waters of the United States, including wetlands, under the...
Green Meadow Stormwater Detention (CEMVR-RD-2021-0973)
7/22/2021
This project was originally submitted with the City of Johnston/Ignit Fitness Recreational Complex (MVR-2020-1592) application. As it is a separate and complete project, the project was resubmitted in...
WFI Holdings, LLC - Umbrella Mitigation Banking Proposal (CEMVR-RD-2021-0417)
7/15/2021
The applicant proposes to establish an Umbrella Mitigation Banking Instrument that would allow for the future development of both Wetland and Stream Mitigation Banks to generate wetland and stream...
WFI Holdings, LLC - Umbrella Mitigation Banking Proposal (CEMVR-RD-2021-0418)
7/15/2021
The applicant proposes to establish an Umbrella Mitigation Banking Instrument that would allow for the future development of both Wetland and Stream Mitigation Banks to generate wetland and stream...
Springfield Supplemental Water Supply Project (CEMVR-OD-P-2016-0095)
7/1/2021
The United States Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) is preparing a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) to address the proposed Springfield Supplemental Water Supply and Aquatic Recreation...

Civil Works & Section 408 Public Notices

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...