A student is all smiles as she tries on a Soldier's uniform from the Corps of Discovery era.
Park Rangers bring students on the ‘Corps of Discovery’
Park Rangers Viola Bramel and Claudia Hixson traveled to the Alice Barrows Elementary School in Reading, Massachusetts on Dec. 10, 2015 to teach third graders about the Corps of Discovery, otherwise known as the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
As the hydraulic dredge operates in the distance, clean sand is deposited onto Town Neck Beach in Sandwich, Massachusetts.
Cape Cod Canal Dredging and Town Neck beach sand placement complete
The maintenance and advance maintenance dredging of the Cape Cod Canal and the sand placement onto Town Neck Beach in Sandwich, Massachusetts is complete. Work on the project concluded on Jan. 20.

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:


Latest News Releases

Corps of Engineers revises proposal for maintenance dredging of Milford Harbor Federal entrance channel

CONCORD, Mass. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is revising its proposal for
Published: 2/1/2016

Hermitage Inn Real Estate Holding Co. seeks permit to place fill, work at Deerfield Valley Airport in Dover

CONCORD, Mass. – Hermitage Inn Real Estate Holding Company, LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S.
Published: 1/26/2016

Night-time work on Brookline Avenue Inbound due to Muddy River project beginning February 1

CONCORD, Mass. – Construction activities continue on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River
Published: 1/12/2016

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