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Construction activities near Sandwich Marina will affect public access to Canal’s south service road and Sandwich Recreation Area in April and early May

CONCORD, Mass. – Construction activities in the vicinity of the Sandwich Marina along the Cape Cod Canal in Sandwich, Mass., will periodically affect public access to the Canal’s south service road and the Sandwich Recreation Area in April and early May 2018. The offloading of large pieces of [Read More]
Published: Apr-19-18

Corps supports canoeists, kayakers on Quinebaug River with water releases from East Brimfield Dam in Sturbridge

CONCORD, Mass. – Controlled releases of water are planned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, from East Brimfield Dam in Sturbridge, Mass., on Sunday, April 22, 2018 to provide adequate river flows for recreational canoeing, kayaking and rafting on the Quinebaug River, [Read More]
Published: Apr-18-18

New England federal recreation areas to open

CONCORD, Mass. – Most recreation areas at the 31 federal flood risk management reservoirs in New England operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District will open to the public in mid-to-late May 2018. Some recreation areas in Connecticut will open in late April. The Corps of [Read More]
Published: Apr-18-18

Corps supports rafters on Westfield River with Littleville, Knightville Dam white water releases in Huntington

CONCORD, Mass. – Controlled releases of water are planned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, from Knightville Dam and Littleville Lake Dam in Huntington, Mass., on Saturday and Sunday, April 21-22, 2018 to provide adequate river flows for recreational canoeing, kayaking and [Read More]
Published: Apr-18-18

Corps issues new statewide Massachusetts General Permits for minimal impact activities on aquatic environment

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has revoked the state-wide General Permits (GPs) for Massachusetts issued on Feb. 4, 2015 and replaced them with new Massachusetts GPs. The February 2015 GPs were revoked on April 16, 2018 pursuant to the Corps regulations at 33 [Read More]
Published: Apr-17-18

Thimble Island Oyster Company seeks Corps permit to install structures to raise shellfish in Branford

CONCORD, Mass. – The Thimble Island Oyster Company of 43 East Pearl Street in New Haven, Conn., is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District for work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with installing structures to raise shellfish in Branford, Conn. This work is [Read More]
Published: Apr-17-18

No wide loads on bridge during this time: Sagamore Bridge work to shift to center lanes after April 15th; motorists to see change to travel patterns

CONCORD, Mass. – Work on the Sagamore Bridge, spanning the Cape Cod Canal in Bourne, Mass., is proceeding on schedule, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District officials.   Starting after April 15, 2018, repair work will shift to the center lanes of the bridge. The traveling [Read More]
Published: Apr-13-18

Corps of Engineers awards contract for Hopkinton Dam limitorque rehabilitation project in Hopkinton

CONCORD, Mass. – A limitorque rehabilitation project at the Hopkinton Dam on the Contoocook River in Hopkinton, New Hampshire, will be completed under the terms of a $173,316.00 contract recently issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by JE [Read More]
Published: Apr-11-18

Corps supports canoeists, rafters on Millers River with Birch Hill Dam, Tully Lake white water releases in Royalston

CONCORD, Mass. – Controlled releases of water are planned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, from Birch Hill Dam and Tully Lake Dam, both in Royalston, Mass., on Saturday and Sunday, April 14-15, 2018 to provide adequate river flows for recreational canoeing, kayaking and [Read More]
Published: Apr-11-18

In-Lieu Fee program status and trends report published on Maine Natural Resource Conservation Program

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District recently was provided a report on the Maine In-Lieu Fee program titled “Maine Natural Resource Conservation Program, Status and Trends 2011 – 2016.” The report was submitted by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection to [Read More]
Published: Apr-02-18
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