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August, 2011


In aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene: Corps provides details on exemptions, permit emergency procedures for storm damage repairs in New England

CONCORD, Mass. –Tropical Storm Irene caused severe flooding and other storm related damages in the six New England states. As a result, state and Federal disaster declarations were made throughout the region. It is anticipated that owners of damaged property will want to conduct repair activities in [Read More]
Published: Aug-31-11

As Hurricane Irene approaches U.S. Northeast: Engineers to monitor rainfall, tidal surge to regulate Corps-managed projects to minimize area impacts

CONCORD, Mass. – With Hurricane Irene threatening the U.S. Southeast and likely to bring heavy rainfall to the U.S. Northeast within about a week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in New England is preparing its dams and hurricane protection projects and staffs to be ready. Hydraulic engineers from [Read More]
Published: Aug-24-11

Applicant seeks Corps permit to construct a new fixed walkway, dock configuration on property in Madison

CONCORD, Mass. – Guy Simonian is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with constructing a new, fixed walkway and dock configuration on residential property in Madison, Conn. The proposed project [Read More]
Published: Aug-23-11

Work scheduled to start in early October 2011: Corps of Engineers awards $846,600 contract for Block Island Harbor of Refuge bulkhead repairs

CONCORD, Mass. – The Block Island Harbor of Refuge bulkhead repair project in Block Island, Rhode Island, will be completed under the terms of a $846,600 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District.  The bulkhead and wharf on the east side of the inner basin [Read More]
Published: Aug-23-11

Work to be completed prior to Sept. 1: Corps of Engineers awards $1.2 million contract, starts dredging Kennebec River in Bath, Phippsburg

CONCORD, Mass. – Dredging of two portions of the Kennebec River Federal navigation project in Bath and Phippsburg, Maine, has started under the terms of a $1,206,800 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District.  The work is being performed by Cashman Dredging [Read More]
Published: Aug-12-11

Massachusetts Department of Transportation seeks permit to discharge dredged, fill material for bridge construction in Berkley, Dighton

CONCORD, Mass. – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation, Highway Division, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with construction of a bridge in Berkley and Dighton, Mass. The [Read More]
Published: Aug-09-11

Applicant seeks Corps permit to perform culturing, harvesting of oysters in Nantucket Harbor in Nantucket

CONCORD, Mass. – Theodore H. Lambrecht is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District in conjunction with work in waters of the United States to perform culturing and harvesting oysters in Nantucket Harbor in Nantucket, Mass. The proposed project includes structures [Read More]
Published: Aug-02-11

Corps of Engineers modifying Massachusetts General Permit for minimal impact activities in Commonwealth of Massachusetts

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is modifying the Massachusetts General Permit pursuant to 33 CFR 325.3(b) for minimal impact activities within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.      The modified General Permit will continue the simplified review process for [Read More]
Published: Aug-02-11