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September, 2015


Vehicular traffic and pedestrian changes on Brookline Avenue; Park Drive; and Riverway due to the Muddy River project on October 17; Brookline Avenue will have pedestrian sidewalk on both sides of roadway; Park Drive will be shifted in the vicinity of Riverway and Riverway Connector

CONCORD, Mass. – Construction activities continue on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Massachusetts.  On Saturday, October 17, another traffic shift to change both vehicular and pedestrian traffic will occur so that we [Read More]
Published: Sep-30-15

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 on 19 projects which have applied for 2015 funding through Maine’s In-Lieu Fee program, the Maine Natural Resources Conservation Program (MNRCP). The sponsor for the program is the Maine Department of [Read More]
Published: Sep-29-15

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 England District is proposing maintenance dredging of portions of the Milford Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Milford, Conn. The proposed work involves removal of approximately 14,000 cubic yards of [Read More]
Published: Sep-24-15

Corps amends proposal to dredge rock, hard packed sand from portions of Little Narragansett Bay Federal navigation project

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has amended its proposal to conduct maintenance dredging of rock and hard packed sand from portions of the Pawcatuck River, Little Narragansett Bay, and Watch Hill Cove Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Westerly, Rhode Island, [Read More]
Published: Sep-24-15

Night-time work at the Riverway Connector roadway due to Muddy River project beginning October 13

CONCORD, Mass. – Construction activities continue on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Massachusetts. On Tuesday, October 13, temporary night-time work will begin at Riverway Connector roadway in order to install the relocated 24” sewer line. The existing 24” sewer line must be relocated as part of the daylighting of the former Sears Parking Lot. In order to not impact vehicular traffic flow during the day, this temporary night-time work is necessary. The expected duration of the night-time work is 2 weeks. [Read More]
Published: Sep-22-15

Corps, local communities to observe 50th anniversary of construction of Northfield Brook Lake project

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, the communities of Thomaston and Litchfield, along with several other agencies and groups will observe the 50th anniversary of the construction of the Northfield Brook Lake project in a ceremony on Oct. 3, 2015 in Thomaston, [Read More]
Published: Sep-22-15

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

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, plans for releases from Ball Mountain Dam and Townshend Dam in Jamaica and Townshend, Vermont, on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 to provide flows for recreational canoeing, kayaking and rafting. This release is subject to change or [Read More]
Published: Sep-22-15

Corps of Engineers awards $10.5 million contract for Nantucket Harbor east, west jetty repair in Nantucket

CONCORD, Mass. – The Nantucket Harbor east and west jetties in Nantucket, Mass. will be repaired under the terms of a $10,545,000.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Mohawk Northeast, Inc., of Plantsville, Conn. [Read More]
Published: Sep-22-15

Local communities, Corps of Engineers to observe 50th anniversary of completion of West Thompson Lake project

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, the communities of North Grosvernordale, Thompson and Putnam, along with several other agencies and groups will observe the 50th anniversary of the construction of the West Thompson Lake project in a ceremony on Oct. 3, 2015 at [Read More]
Published: Sep-18-15

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Gaming Authority seeks Corps permit to discharge fill for road work for casino in Taunton

CONCORD, Mass. – The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Gaming Authority is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with proposed road work for a planned casino in Taunton, Mass. The work is proposed in unnamed [Read More]
Published: Sep-15-15
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