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

Inspiring the next generation
5/1/2024
The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) recently participated in Bring a Child to Work Day at the Pentagon. With thousands in attendance, diverse families from all walks of life...
Geologist improves field for future professionals
4/26/2024
With the help of advocacy from Dave Becker, a geologist with Huntsville Center's Environmental and Munitions Center of Expertise, Nebraska legislature passed a bill that created licensing and...
LA District Command team discuss future projects during Arizona visit
4/16/2024 UPDATED
The Los Angeles District Commander Col. Andrew Baker led a team from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, or USACE, to review several military and civil works project sites March 25-27 in Arizona...

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  • March

    Public Informational Meeting held on New Haven Harbor Study

    Members of the New England District, the New Haven Port Authority and the Connecticut Port Authority held a Public Informational Meeting on the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), Jan. 24 at the Hall of Records, Hearing Room 200 Orange Street, New Haven, Connecticut.“The feasibility
  • Muddy River Restoration Project wins Build America Award

    The Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration Project in Boston, Massachusetts has been honored with the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America’s Alliant Build America Award.  According to AGC, the award honors AGC members who build the nation’s most impressive construction projects ranging across the building,
  • June

    District, partners cut ribbon on new middle school at Hanscom

    Lt. Col. Daniel Herlihy, Deputy District Commander, joined local and state representatives at a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new, state-of-the-art Middle School on April 26 at the new facility located on Hanscom Air Force Base in Bedford, Massachusetts. The New England District and their contractor J&J Construction recently completed the 85,000

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