Who We Are

New England District is responsible for managing the Corps' civil works and military program responsibilities in a 66,000-square-mile region encompassing the six New England states east of the Lake Champlain drainage basin.

The region has:

  • 6,100 miles of coastline
  • 171 harbors with Corps improvements
  • 13 deep draft commercial waterways
  • 13 major river basins
  • thousands of miles of rivers and streams

The District employs about 500 professional civilian employees, with several military officers serving in key management positions. Seventy-five percent of the staff is stationed at the Concord, Mass., headquarters, while the others serve at Corps projects and area offices throughout the region.

The missions of the New England District are many and varied. They include:

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Latest News Releases

Corps supports rafters on Westfield River with Littleville, Knightville Dam white water releases in Huntington

CONCORD, Mass. – Controlled releases of water are planned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New
Published: 4/17/2015

Corps awards $8.2 million contract for Newburyport Harbor jetties repair work in Newburyport, Salisbury

CONCORD, Mass. – The Newburyport Harbor north jetty in Salisbury, Mass., and the south jetty in
Published: 4/17/2015

Corps supports canoeists, rafters on Blackwater River with white water releases from Blackwater Dam in Webster, Salisbury

CONCORD, Mass. – Controlled releases of water are planned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New
Published: 4/17/2015

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Cover of the 2014 Year In Review of the Yankee Engineer depicting a tall ship docked in the Cape Cod Canal.