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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: April 29, 2013

SUBJECT:  ENG – National Engineering Handbook (NEH), Part 645, Engineering Technical Materials

Purpose:  To distribute revised and new IL-ENG standard drawings

Expiration Date:  Upon receipt

Explanation: This notice distributes 3 revised standard engineering drawings, and withdraws one standard drawing. Major highlights include:

  • Updated documentation for grassed waterway designs
  • Combining the content of the underground outlet and subsurface drain drawings, and decommissioning the drawing that is no longer needed

The Illinois NRCS engineering website will be revised to reflect the updated drawings:

Filing Instructions: Optional. Holders of hardcopy Illinois Engineering Drawing binders should:
  1. Replace Numerical Index dated 1/2013 with the new Numerical Index (attached) dated 4/2013.
  2. Replace Category Index dated 1/2013 with the new Category Index (attached) dated 4/2013.
  3. Print copies of the new and revised drawings, which will be temporarily available on SharePoint until 5-24-2013:
  4. Follow instructions on attached distribution listing of new drawings, filing in IL-ENG Drawing binder.

Questions regarding this submittal should be directed to the Area Engineer.

Ruth Book
State Conservationist Engineer

DIST: All IL NRCS Employees
All IL SWCD Employees



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EFH-NoticeIL62.pdf  [PDF, 100kb]

Category Index
CatIndex_4-2013.pdf [PDF, 43kb]

Distribution List
DistribList_4-2013.pdf [PDF, 7kb]

Numerical Index
NumIndex_4-2013.pdf [PDF, 38kb]

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