New England News Releases

USACE reminds visitors to practice water safety
5/10/2024
As millions of Americans plan visits to our nation’s lakes and rivers, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District reminds visitors of the importance of practicing safe, sensible, and...
USACE’s swim beach at Otter Brook Lake permanently closed
5/8/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced today that the swim beach at Otter Brook Lake in Keene and Roxbury, N.H., is permanently closed and will not be open to the public when...
USACE hosts open house May 2 in Mansfield Center, Conn., for Mansfield Hollow Lake Master Plan revision
4/19/2024
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District will host an open house May 2, 2024, in Mansfield Center, Conn., to kick off a process to revise the 1979 Mansfield Hollow Lake Master Plan for...

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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.
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

Pittsburgh District to demolish dam in Monongahela River after more than 100 years of navigation
4/30/2024
After more than 100 years of operation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District will demolish the navigation dam near Elizabeth, Pennsylvania, to improve navigation on the Monongahela...
Breaking ground: U.S. Army Corps and Port of Virginia Spearhead Major Atlantic Ocean Channel Deepening
4/25/2024
Armed with shovels in hand, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Norfolk District along with its partners, Virginia Port Authority and City of Virginia Beach broke ground during a ceremony for the...
District Making Major Repairs at USMA West Point After Historic Floods
5/8/2024 UPDATED
Last summer, when a severe thunderstorm dropped several months’ worth of rain (eight inches) in just a few hours in New York’s Hudson Valley north of New York City, it triggered historic flooding...

Feature Stories

Memo from the Director of Contracting re: COVID-19

Published March 17, 2020

For USACE Contractors, As the Director of Contracting for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, I wanted to personally reach out to all of you and let you know that we are actively monitoring the situation in regards to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Attached is the guidance we received on planning for potential Novel Coronavirus Contract Impacts. Please read the attachment, and if you have any questions or concerns how this situation affects your project(s), please reach out to your respective Contracting Officer for assistance. My Point of contact for this memorandum is John A. Jacobson at (202) 761- 8817 or John.A.Jacobson@usace.army.mil 
Released by:
JILL E. STIGLICH
Director of Contracting


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