Army Corps of Engineers
Address: 50 MacArthur Ave, Devens, MA 01434
The New England District is responsible for managing the Corps' civil works and military program responsibilities in a 66,000-square-mile region encompassing the six New England states east of the Lake Champlain drainage basin.
The region has:
6,100 miles of coastline
171 harbors with Corps improvements
13 deep draft commercial waterways
13 major river basins
thousands of miles of rivers and streams
The District employs about 500 professional civilian employees, with several military officers serving in key management positions. Seventy-five percent of the staff is stationed at the Concord, Mass., headquarters, while the others serve at Corps projets and area offices throughout the region.
The missions of the New England District are many and varied. They include:
Environmental restoration and stewardship
Flood damage reduction
Natural resource and recreation management
Streambank and shoreline protection
Navigation improvements and maintenance
Engineering and construction management support to other agencies
Support to military.