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United States Department of Agriculture
Natural Resources Conservation Service

2118 W. Park Court, Champaign, IL 61821
Phone: 217/353-6600 Fax: 217/353-6676 Website:

DATE: February 1, 2012

SUBJECT:  ENG – National Engineering Handbook (NEH), Part 650, Engineering Field Handbook (EFH)

Purpose:  To announce the availability of the new EFH Chapter 8 – Terraces

Expiration Date:  Upon receipt.

Explanation: The National NRCS office has significantly updated EFH Chapter 8 – Terraces. The EFH can be viewed and printed at the eDirectives website – under Handbooks --> Title 210 Engineering --> National Engineering Handbook --> Part 650 Engineering Field Handbook.

Filing Instructions: Holders of hardcopy Engineering Field Handbook binders should:
  1. Print out the updated version of EFH Chapter 8 from the eDirectives website and file in their EFH binder.
  2. Retain the existing Illinois supplements from Chapter 8 and file at the end of the new Chapter 8.
  3. Discard or archive old version of EFH Chapter 8.

Any questions regarding this submittal should be directed to the Area Engineer.

Jeffrey J. Zimprich
Acting State Conservationist

DIST: All IL NRCS Employees
          All IL District Employees



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