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 projets and area offices throughout the region.

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

  • Environmental restoration and stewardship
  • Flood damage reduction
  • Natural resource and recreation management
  • Streambank and shoreline protection
  • Navigation improvements and maintenance
  • Disaster assistance
  • Regulatory program
  • Engineering and construction management support to other agencies
  • Support to military

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Latest News Releases

Massachusetts DOT seeks permit to discharge fill to replace bridge over Amethyst Brook in Pelham

CONCORD, Mass. – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation – Highway Division (MassDOT) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with discharging fill material to replace a deteriorated bridge over the
Published: 7/22/2014

Killingworth Cranberries LLC seeks Corps permit to discharge fill, reclaim area to plant cranberry bushes

CONCORD, Mass. – Killingworth Cranberries LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with doing work and reclaiming area to plant cranberry bushes in Killingworth, Conn.  The work includes the discharge of
Published: 7/22/2014

Massachusetts DOT seeks Corps permit to discharge fill material to replace deteriorated bridge in Pelham

CONCORD, Mass. – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation – Highway Division (MassDOT) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with discharging fill material to replace a deteriorated bridge in Pelham,
Published: 7/15/2014

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