News Stories

  • March

    Contracting in Disasters: What Companies Can Do To Help

    Contracting Director: I want to make sure that everyone understands the first steps in doing business with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and the Government, is for your company to register with ( Within is the Disaster Response Registry, where you can register your company's unique capabilities (
  • USACE Support to COVID-19 Response

    Hear remarks by Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy and Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, specific to support by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to the national Coronavirus response. These clips are excerpts from the March 20, 2020 press conference in the Pentagon. The full event, including remarks by Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy; Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James McConville; Army Corps of Engineers Commander Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite; and Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Scott Dingle can also be viewed here:
  • Memo from the Director of Contracting re: COVID-19

    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.
  • District begins dredging of Plymouth Harbor Federal Navigation Project

    Vessels wanting to enter Plymouth waters, as dredging to remove shoals from the Plymouth Harbor federal navigation project in Massachusetts is currently underway and on schedule.
  • West Hill Dam team, bird watchers participate in bird counting event

    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. The event took place Feb. 17 and was co-hosted by the Cornell University Lab of Ornithology. The organization has been hosting the count at District project for 20 years.
  • District, contractor complete repair work to Scituate Harbor Jetty

    After sustaining damage during Winter Storm Juno in 2015, the Scituate Harbor North Jetty in Scituate, Massachusetts has been successfully repaired.
  • System Management Engineering Facility Project progressing at Hanscom Air Force Base

    Construction of the System Management Engineering Facility (SMEF), the 40,000 square foot, 2-story addition, is well underway and progressing rapidly.
  • January

    Access to West Hill Park in Uxbridge, Northbridge restricted on West Hill Road; access available through project office site on East Hartford Avenue

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District manages and operates West Hill Park as part of the West Hill Lake and Dam Project in the towns of Uxbridge, Northbridge, Upton and Mendon, Massachusetts.
  • District team, partners cut ribbon on new dormitory

    Airmen and women at Hanscom Air Force Base in Bedford, Massachusetts now have a brand new dormitory, courtesy of the New England District.
  • District team holds public meetings for input on Cape Cod Canal Bridges study

    The New England District and their partner, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, held five public meetings to listen to comments from Cape Cod residents about the fate of the Bourne and Sagamore Bridges.