MG Michael Walsh visits Nashville DIstrict
Bjoern Hoffman, left, Bauer Foundation Corporation project manager explains the Bauer MC 128 Hydrocutter to Maj. Gen. Michael Walsh, center, deputy commanding general, Civil and Emergency Operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during his July 31, 2013 visit to Nashville District’s Center Hill Dam. Jimmy Waddle, District Engineering and Construction Division chief is at right. The Hydrocutter, largest of its type in the world, which Bauer built specifically for the Center Hill Dam Seepage Rehabilitation project, cuts an approximate 10.5 X 7.25-foot element for the encasement wall in the embankment. Bauer will drill down 300 feet from the top of the earthen portion of the dam, through the encasement wall and up 130 feet into rock and construct concrete piles and panels to form the barrier over the next two years, according to Linda Adcock, Nashville District project manager. (USACE photo by Fred Tucker)

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