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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 2, 2008

SUBJECT:  National Engineering Handbook Part 645, Engineering Technical Materials

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

Expiration Date:  Upon receipt.

Explanation: This notice distributes 17 new and 13 revised standard engineering drawings. Included with this release ar major revisions of streambank stabilization drawings, and new drawings for grazing systems, including watering facilities and access ramps. One drawing, IL-ENG-26, has been deleted.

The Illinois NRCS engineering website will be revised to reflect the new, updated and deleted drawings.

Filing Instructions:

All holders of Illinois Engineering Drawing binders should:

  1. Replace Numerical Index dated 9/01/2007 with the new Numerical Index (attached), dated 4/1/2008.
  2. Replace Category Index dated 10/1/2007 with the new Category Index (attached), dated 4/1/2008.

Follow instructions on attached distribution listing of new, revised and deleted drawings, filing in IL-ENG Drawing binder.

Any questions regarding this submittal should be directed to Ruth Book, State Conservation Engineer at (217) 353-6626.


Ruth Book Signature
State Conservation Engineer

DIST: Partner


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