One of the fish ladders that was constructed along the Ten Mile River.
New fish ladders to help improve fish populations at Ten Mile River Restoration Project celebrated
For the first time in over a century, fish living in the Ten Mile River can swim to their spawning grounds unassisted. Col. Christopher Barron, New England District Commander, joined Congressionals, Senators and other partners in cutting the ribbon on the Ten Mile River Ecosystem Restoration Project, June 19. The ceremony took place in Rumford, Rhode Island.
Connecticut State Update Report - June 2015
Connecticut State Update Report
Connecticut State Update Report - June 2015
Maine State Update Report
Maine State Update Report
Maine State Update Report is now online.
Work is now completed at the Bearskin Neck Jetty in Rockport, Massachusetts.
Bearskin Neck Jetty repair work
Repair work to the Bearskin Neck Stone Jetty in Rockport, Massachusetts is complete. “Despite being hit with a harsh winter that included Winter Storm Juno, field work was completed on the Bearskin Neck Jetty repairs, Rockport, Mass., two days before Memorial Day Weekend,” said Project Manager Stephen Dunbar.

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

Town of Sandwich seeks Corps permit to place dredged, fill material at Town Neck Beach to restore eroding beach

CONCORD, Mass. – The Town of Sandwich is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New
Published: 7/28/2015

Corps to hold public hearings in Connecticut, New York on Long Island Sound Dredged Material Management Plan

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing a Draft Dredged Material Management
Published: 7/27/2015

Corps proposes maintenance dredging of Mianus River Federal navigation project in Greenwich

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance
Published: 7/24/2015

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Year In Review

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