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October, 2016


Corps seeks public comments on 14 projects applying for 2016 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 14 projects which have applied for 2016 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: Oct-25-16

University of Massachusetts Boston seeks Corps permit to expand boating facility in Dorchester Bay

CONCORD, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Boston 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 expanding its boating facility in Dorchester Bay in Boston, Mass. The work is proposed in Savin Hill Cove [Read More]
Published: Oct-25-16

Town of Edgartown seeks Corps of Engineers permit to place additional beach nourishment in Edgartown

CONCORD, Mass. – The town of Edgartown 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 placing additional beach nourishment at project sites in Edgartown, Mass. The town received a Corps permit on Sept. 18, [Read More]
Published: Oct-25-16

Corps announces 2016 recreation season changes at Thomaston Dam

New England – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, announces that vehicular access to the top of Thomaston Dam and Leadmine Brook areas in Thomaston, Conn., will be open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to  3 p.m. until December 1, 2016 or the first snow/ice. Please note that [Read More]
Published: Oct-20-16

Corps of Engineers proposes coastal storm risk management plan for Westerly, Charlestown, South Kingstown, Narragansett; Public comments due by Nov. 21

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is conducting the Pawcatuck River Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) feasibility study and is proposing a plan to reduce potential storm and flooding impacts to Westerly, Charlestown, South Kingstown and Narragansett, Rhode [Read More]
Published: Oct-19-16

Communities, Corps of Engineers observe anniversaries of Littleville Lake Dam, Knightville Dam in Huntington

CONCORD, Mass. – The communities of Huntington and Chester, along with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District and several other agencies and groups, observed the 50th anniversary of the construction of the Littleville Lake Dam project and the 75th anniversary of the Knightville Dam [Read More]
Published: Oct-11-16

Town of Scituate seeks Corps permit to place fill to construct North Scituate beach nourishment project

CONCORD, Mass. – The town of Scituate 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 constructing the North Scituate Beach Nourishment Project in Scituate, Mass. The applicant’s project purpose is storm damage [Read More]
Published: Oct-11-16

Corps awards contract to construct CAD cell, conduct maintenance dredging in the Boston Inner Harbor; Dredging scheduled to start in late December 2016

CONCORD, Mass. – A Confined Aquatic Disposal (CAD) cell will be constructed and portions of the Boston Harbor Federal Navigation Project main ship channel in Boston, Mass., will be dredged under the terms of a $12,840,030.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England [Read More]
Published: Oct-07-16

Corps announces 2016 and 2017 recreation season changes in Thomaston, Conn.

New England – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, announces that Thomaston Dam, Northfield Brook Lake and Black Rock Lake (Thomaston, CT) recreation areas are closed for the 2016 recreation season. While areas are closed to vehicles, walk-ins are welcome during daylight hours. In [Read More]
Published: Oct-06-16

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

NARRAGANSETT, RI –  Visitors to the popular Camp Cronin Fishing Area and overlook site at Point Judith in Narragansett, RI, will have to leave their vehicles behind when visiting the site from mid-October until late March 2017 as construction work resumes after the 2016 recreational season to [Read More]
Published: Oct-04-16
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