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

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Latest News Releases

Holyoke Gas and Electric Department seeks Corps permit to place fill for fish passage project in Holyoke

CONCORD, Mass. – The Holyoke Gas and Electric Department is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army
Published: 1/26/2015

Boston Public Works Department seeks Corps permit to retain 12 bridge piers from Long Island Bridge in Boston

CONCORD, Mass. – The city of Boston Public Works Department is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army
Published: 1/26/2015

Maine Department of Transportation seeks permit to place fill to replace Route 191 Bridge in Meddybemps

CONCORD, Mass. – The Maine Department of Transportation is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps
Published: 1/26/2015