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


Latest News Releases

Corps seeks public comments on 12 projects applying for funding through New Hampshire’s In-Lieu Fee program

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is seeking public comments
Published: 8/26/2014

Massachusetts DOT seeks permit to discharge fill to replace bridge over the Great Ditch in Dedham

CONCORD, Mass. – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation – Highway Division (MassDOT) is
Published: 8/26/2014

Corps of Engineers awards contract to remove, replace access road pavement at Otter Brook Lake dam in Keene

CONCORD, Mass. – Construction to remove and replace asphalt pavement for the access road at Otter
Published: 8/26/2014

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