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:

  • 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 of Engineers awards $935,300 contract for repair to sea wall at the U.S. Coast Guard Station Point Judith

CONCORD, Mass. – Repairs to the sea wall at the U.S. Coast Guard Station at Point Judith in
Published: 12/10/2014

Massachusetts DOT seeks Corps of Engineers permit to discharge fill to replace bridge culvert in Framingham

CONCORD, Mass. – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation – Highway Division (MassDOT) is
Published: 12/9/2014

Berlin Mall LLC seeks Corps of Engineers permit to place fill to construct department store in Berlin

CONCORD, Mass. – The Berlin Mall LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New
Published: 12/9/2014

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