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 projets 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

City of Lebanon seeks Corps of Engineers permit to impact wetlands at Lebanon Municipal Airport

CONCORD, Mass. – The city of Lebanon is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New
Published: 9/23/2014

Corps awards $2.1 million contract for dredging of Royal River federal navigation project in Yarmouth

CONCORD, Mass. – Maintenance dredging of a portion of the Royal River Federal Navigation Project in
Published: 9/19/2014

Corps of Engineers supports canoeists, kayakers, and rafters on West River with white water releases

CONCORD, Mass. – Controlled releases will be made by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England
Published: 9/19/2014