US Army Corps of Engineers
New England District

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New England News Releases

Night time work on Cape Cod Canal’s Bourne and Sagamore Bridges
7/12/2019
CONCORD, Mass. – On Monday night, July 15, 2019 beginning at 9 p.m. the Cape Cod Canal’s Bourne Bridge will have one travel lane restriction to complete repair work on the bridge. The nighttime one...
Wheelebrator Putnam Inc. seeks Corps of Engineers permit to expand landfill in Putnam
7/9/2019
CONCORD, Mass. – Wheelebrator Putnam Incorporated 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 a...
Public comments accepted through Aug. 8: Audubon Connecticut In-Lieu Fee Program proposes revisions to instrument covering aquatic resources
7/9/2019
CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has released information to share with the public on the proposed revisions to the instrument for the Audubon Connecticut...
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

Promotion a valued milestone in a fascinating career
6/7/2019
VICKSBURG, Miss. (June 3, 2019)--In a compelling career with the U.S. Army that includes a letter from Pope Benedict XVI, a role in capturing Saddam Hussein, a part in the 2007 Iraq War troop surge...
Charleston District Change of Command
7/16/2019
On July 12, employees and stakeholders witnessed history as Lt. Col. Rachel Honderd assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, as the District’s first ever female...
FOCUS ON STEM: How about some Raspberry Pi?
5/30/2019
Michael Porter is encouraging students' interest in STEM subjects through the use of Raspberry Pi computers....
Virginia Beach oceanfront storm-damage reduction program slated to kick off
6/19/2019
The Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project, a joint effort by the city of Virginia Beach and Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is slated to begin Thursday. Beginning...
New York District Drift Collection Vessel HAYWARD leads Parade of Ships
5/23/2019
NEW YORK-The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Drift Collection Vessel HAYWARD sailed alongside the wedge of U.S. Navy and Canadian surface combatants, Military Sealift ships, and U.S. Coast Guard vessels...

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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