Corps conducts environmental assessment of operations, maintenance at Fox Point Hurricane Barrier in Providence
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has completed a draft Environmental Assessment and draft Finding of No Significant Impact for the continued operations and maintenance activities at the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier in Providence, Rhode Island. The Environmental Assessment (EA) identifies, documents and evaluates the environmental effects of the continued operation and maintenance of the Hurricane Barrier in accordance with its authorized project purposes.
Sand castle contest a hit at West Hill Dam
Nothing says summer like a good old fashioned sand castle contest. West Hill Dam, partnering with the Friends of Beginning Bridges of Northbridge and Uxbridge, hosted such an event at the recreational site’s beach area August 12.
District hosts Broad Meadows presentation for public
At the request of the Quincy, Massachusetts Park and Recreation Department, Larry Oliver, Chief, Evaluation Branch, Engineering/Planning, hosted a site tour and presentation about the Broad Meadows Salt Marsh Restoration Project and Salt Marsh Restoration, Aug. 24. The presentation was part of the city’s monthly Environmental Treasures Program.
Public Hearings held in Connecticut and New York on Long Island Sound Dredged Material Management Plan
The New England District released for public review and comment the Long Island Sound Draft Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) on Monday, Aug.17. The public comment period will run through Oct. 16.

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:


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Published: 9/30/2015

Corps seeks public comments on 19 projects applying for 2015 funding through Maine’s In-Lieu Fee program

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is seeking public comments
Published: 9/29/2015

Corps of Engineers proposes maintenance dredging of Milford Harbor 10-foot Federal entrance channel in Milford

CONCORD, Mass. – At the request of the city of Milford, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New
Published: 9/24/2015

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