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National Engineering Manual - Illinois Supplement AMENDMENT IL29 (Part 501)

Date: May 25, 2010

AMENDMENT IL29 (Part 501 )

SUBJECT: ENG – Engineering Job Approval Authority

Purpose: To supplement the National Engineering Manual (NEM) Part 501, with procedures for authorizing engineering work in Illinois.

Effective Date: Upon receipt.

Explanation: NEM Amendment IL29 updates Illinois policy for compliance of NRCS engineering work with the Illinois Professional Engineering Act and defines Engineering Job Approval Authority policy and procedures.

Amendment IL29 cancels and replaces Amendment IL22 dated April 2002 and Amendment IL19 dated May 1997 (some copies of Amendment IL19 may be erroneously dated May 1977).

Filing Instructions:

Holders of hardcopy National Engineering Manual binders should:

  • discard existing pages IL 501-2(1) through IL 501-2(5);
  • discard existing pages IL 501-10(1) through IL 501-10(8);
  • discard existing pages IL 501-12(1) through IL 501-12(6);
  • discard existing page IL 505-8(1);
  • print the attached amendments on green paper;
  • insert pages IL 501-3(1) through IL 501-3(3) after page 501-3 of the NEM;
  • insert pages IL 501-12(1) through IL 501-12(3) after page 501-12 of the NEM

This amendment will be posted at

State Conservationist

DIST: Partners


The following document is available in Adobe Acrobat format.
Adobe Acrobat Icon Part 501-Authorizations Part 1.pdf (PDF, 20kb)

Adobe Acrobat Icon Part 501-Authorization_Part 2.pdf (PDF, 697kb)

Adobe Acrobat Icon Engineering Job Approval Authority.pdf (PDF, 54kb)