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he U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) North Atlantic Division (NAD) serves as the Department of Defense’s engineering, design, and construction agent for 50 U.S. Army and 13 U.S. Air Force installations east of the Appalachian Mountains in the northeast United States and Europe. NAD supports U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command, with projects in 46 countries across Europe, Israel, and Africa.

NAD maintains five major harbors – Boston, New York-New Jersey, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Norfolk – and more than 200 smaller ports in the Northeast. The division maintains and operates four canals that make up parts of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. The Chesapeake and Delaware canals across the top of the Delmarva Peninsula shorten the distance via water route between Baltimore and Philadelphia by 300 miles.

The NAD area of operations includes: • 23% of U.S. population (75 million people)

• 55 dams and three hurricane barriers that are USACE-

• 101,000 acres of land managed and maintained

operated and -maintained, along with 290 miles of USACE-

• 24,000 acres of water and 470 miles of shoreline and cultural

inspected levees that provide valuable flood-storage

resources conserved and protected

capacity as well as inland and coastal storm damage

• 25.6% of U.S. coastal tonnage


• 3,300 employees

• 8 high-level bridges

• 2,685 miles of navigable channels

• 10 million visitors to recreation sites, supporting approximately

• 170 vessels supporting the nation’s navigation mission, including the sea-going hopper dredge McFarland

spending within 30 miles of USACE lakes

NORTH ATLANTIC DIVISION 302 General Lee Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11252 (347) 370-4550

NEW ENGLAND DISTRICT 696 Virginia Rd. Concord, MA 01742 (978) 318-8238

BALTIMORE DISTRICT 2 Hopkins Plaza Baltimore, MD 21201 (410) 962-2809

NEW YORK DISTRICT 26 Federal Plaza Room 17-302 New York, NY 10278 (917) 790-8007

EUROPE DISTRICT CMR 410, Box 1 APO AE 09049 +49 (0) 611-9744-2703


3,560 jobs and generating more than $340 million in visitor

NORFOLK DISTRICT 803 Front St. Norfolk, VA 23510 (757) 201-7606 PHILADELPHIA DISTRICT The Wanamaker Building 100 Penn Square East Philadelphia, PA 19107-3390 (215) 656-6515

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