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Announcements

Army Corps of Engineers begins gradual reopening of recreation areas closed due to Coronavirus

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today (May 22, 2020) that it has begun the gradual reopening of some USACE-managed recreation areas that were closed to protect against the further spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The health and safety of USACE personnel, contractors, volunteers and the visiting public remain our highest priority.

 

Army Corps of Engineers modifying operations at recreation areas due to Coronavirus

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today (March 20, 2020) that it has begun the orderly shutdown of all USACE-managed campgrounds to protect against the further spread of coronavirus disease 2019. Visitor centers, beaches, special events, and USACE-sponsored events such as shore sweeps, interpretive programs, Kids to Parks Day, Earth Day events, public meetings and other public gatherings at all USACE-managed sites and facilities have also been closed and/or put on hold until further notice.

Coronavirus Information

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To keep up -to-date- on the latest coronavirus information from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers please visit https://www.usace.army.mil/coronavirus/

 

New England News Releases

Quonset Development Corporation seeks permit to conduct blast work in Narragansett Bay
9/8/2020
  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application from Quonset Development Corporation for proposed work in the West Quonset Channel in Narragansett Bay in North...
Maggio requests permit for native winter sugar kelp cultivation project off Greenwich Point
9/8/2020
  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application from Daniel Maggio for proposed work in waters of Western Long Island Sound off Greenwich Point in Greenwich,...
NCGMA seeks permit for New London museum project
9/1/2020
  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application from the National Coast Guard Museum Association (NCGMA) for proposed work in the Thames River off property...
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

Rock Island District employee named Structural Engineer of the Year
8/21/2020
Eric Johnson of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, has been named the USACE Structural Engineer of the Year. The honor, which was announced by USACE Headquarters June 30, was...
Rivers Project Office – Timber Sale
7/27/2020
The Rivers Project Office in West Alton, Mo., is conducting its first timber sale and harvest in order to promote the establishment of early successional floodplain forest along the Mississippi River...
Sutton Waterline Project
7/23/2020
Sutton crews place a waterline vault in the downstream area of Sutton Dam. This was a major portion of a two-phase waterline project for the Sutton Dam, office, maintenance area, and the downstream...
Corps sets up Virtual Public Scoping Room for Suffolk landfill project
8/3/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently reviewing a Southeastern Public Service Authority proposal to expand landfill operations at the existing regional landfill in Suffolk through the...
Corps continues march toward diversion completion
9/2/2020
With every swing of a hammer, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues its progress toward completing the Fargo – Moorhead Metro Diversion Flood Risk Management Project...

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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.