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Illinois Engineering Field Handbook - Notice 77

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

August 5, 2014

210 – ENG
Notice IL77

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 18 revised standard drawings, and decommissions 3 standard drawings that are no longer used. Details of the revisions can be found in the attached “Revised List” sheet.

The title block was updated in all the drawings, including moving the sheet numbers to page numbers, and other formatting changes as needed. IL-ENG-26 also had a name change to match the correct Conservation Practice Standard: Floating Modular Covers are now covered under CPS 367 instead of CPS629. For this release and moving forward, any Illinois standard drawings that are updated will also include the newly released USDA logo.

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

Filing Instructions (Drawings). Optional. Holders of hardcopy Illinois Engineering Drawing binders should:

  1. Replace Numerical Index dated 6/2014 with the new Numerical Index (attached) dated 8/2014.
  2. Replace Category Index dated 6/2014 with the new Category Index (attached) dated 8/2014.
  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.

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

State Conservation Engineer


Dist: All IL NRCS and SWCD Employees

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EFH Notice 77 - Signed.pdf [PDF, 64kb]

August 2014 Category Index
Aug 2014 Category Index.pdf [PDF, 34kb]

August 2014 Numerical Index
Aug 2014 Numerical Index.pdf [PDF, 35kb]

Revised List August 2014
Revised List August 2014.pdf [PDF, 12kb]