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Illinois Field Handbook - Notice 74

United States Department of Agriculture
Natural Resources Conservation Service
2118 W. Park Court, Champaign, IL 61821
Phone: 217/353-6600 Fax: 217/353-6676

April 1, 2014

210 – ENG
Notice IL74

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

Purpose. To distribute revised IL-ENG standard drawings.

Effective Date. Upon receipt.

Explanation of Changes. This notice distributes 47 revised standard engineering drawings. Details of the revisions are listed on the attached “Revised Drawings” sheet. In addition, five standard related to loading calculation methods for underground conduit design are no longer in regular use and have been removed from the listing. The attached Numerical Index lists the updates and removals.
Most of the changes in this release are format updates only, mainly page numbering. The geotextile material specifications have been updated for drawings released with this notice that include geotextile.

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 2/2014 with the new Numerical Index (attached) dated 4/2014.
  2. Replace Category Index dated 2/2014 with the new Category Index (attached) dated 4/2014.
  3. Print copies of the new and revised drawings, which will be temporarily available on SharePoint until the drawings are posted to the Illinois NRCS engineering website:
  4. Follow instructions on attached distribution listing of new drawings, filing in the IL-ENG Drawing binder

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

State Conservation Engineer

DIST: All IL NRCS Employees
All IL SWCD Employees

This attachment requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to view:

EFH_74.pdf [PDF, 104kb]

Revised Drawings April 1, 2014
Revised Drawing 042014.pdf [PDF, 11kb]

Numerical Index April 2014
Numerical Index.pdf [PDF, 33kb]

Category Index April 2014
Category Index.pdf [PDF, 32kb]