US Army Corps of Engineers
New England District

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New England News Releases

Applicant seeks Corps of Engineers permit to deepen existing Rockwell Pond in Hampden
11/12/2019
CONCORD, Mass. – Mr. Geoffrey Rockwell, of Arlington, Massachusetts, 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...
Corps seeks public comment on request to modify Maine’s In-Lieu Fee program instrument to add 21 projects
11/5/2019
CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is seeking public comment on the request to modify the Maine Natural Resources Conservation Program (MNRCP) In-Lieu Fee (ILF)...
Corps awards contract to dredge Annisquam River federal navigation project in Gloucester
11/5/2019
CONCORD, Mass. – The Annisquam River federal navigation project in Gloucester, Massachusetts, will undergo maintenance dredging under the terms of a $7,845,150.00 contract issued recently by the U.S....
Local bird watchers descended upon West Hill Dam armed with pen, paper and a few binoculars to participate in West Hill Dam’s annual Backyard Bird Count.
Construction of the System Management Engineering Facility (SMEF), the 40,000 square foot, 2-story addition, is well underway and progressing rapidly.
After sustaining damage during Winter Storm Juno in 2015, the Scituate Harbor North Jetty in Scituate, Massachusetts has been successfully repaired.
For vessels wanting to enter Plymouth waters, dredging to remove shoals from the Plymouth Harbor federal navigation project in Massachusetts is currently underway and on schedule.

News From Around the Corps

Employee shares life story as testament to contributions of Hispanic Americans
9/27/2019
The Dominican Republic dance, Bachata, and some Cuban cuisine all rounded out the Louisville District’s Hispanic Heritage Month observance, which is traditionally celebrated from Sept. 15 to Oct....
Summersville Volunteers Recognized for 2016 Flood Recovery Efforts
10/16/2019
In late June 2016, Summersville Lake reached its 2nd highest pool of record in history. The drainage basin received nearly 5-7 inches of rain in less than a 12 hour period. The entire project was...
USACE clinic project recognized for excellence by the Air Force
10/1/2019
The $48 million Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Medical Clinic, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project, earned the 2019 United States Air Force (USAF) Design Award for facility design....
Protecting cultural site, minimizing impacts
10/11/2019
When erosion threatened a National Register-eligible archaeological site on Idaho’s Pend Oreille River, a Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ team went the distance to stabilize the bank...
Coronado science club tours Abiquiu Dam
10/16/2019
About a dozen students from the science and engineering club at Coronado High School and Middle School in Gallina, N.M., toured the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Abiquiu Dam, Oct. 3, 2019. ...

Photos

Rat Race participants paddle down the Miller River.  Tully Lake and Birch Hill Dam performed water releases for the popular local race.  200 paddlers participated and 500 spectators watched the event.
Clean up work at the Hatheway & Patterson Superfun site in Foxborough/Mansfield, Massachusetts, December 6, 2009.  The completed project was recently taken off the EPA's National Priorities List.
Cape Cod Canal Park Ranger Elisa Carey hosts a leaf presentation for the Junior Ranger Program.
West Hill Dam Park Rangers Ron Woodall and Viola Bramel speak to a student during a local fair.  West Hill Dam Junior Rangers who visit Corps Educational Booths or attend interpretative programs at the dam receive credit towards graduation.
Siberian Husky team running in the Fun Run at Franklin Falls Dam.
Aerial View of the restoration work at Bird Island in Massachusetts.
Engineers Week 2017
The New England District Ranger Color Guard pass over the Old North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts during the town’s Patriot’s Day  parade, April 17, 2017.
Dredging operations at the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site.
Cleanup at the Elizabeth Mine Superfund Project in November 2009.

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