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

Vehicle access to Camp Cronin Fishing Area at Point Judith in Narragansett to be restricted during revetment repair project

NARRAGANSETT, RI –  Visitors to the popular Camp Cronin Fishing Area and overlook site at Point
Published: 10/17/2014

Corps of Engineers extends public comment period on Nantucket Beach Formerly Used Defense Site proposed plan

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District with assistance from the U.
Published: 10/16/2014

Corps of Engineers provides status update on New England General Permits for six New England states

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, had proposed to replace the
Published: 10/9/2014

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