Corps, cities of Bristol celebrate completion of flood risk reduction project
BRISTOL, Tenn. (Nov. 9, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District joined the cities of Bristol, Virginia and Tennessee along with the Tennessee Valley Authority to celebrate the completion of the Beaver Creek Flood Reduction Project during a ceremony today at Jerry Good pasture Plaza in Bristol, Tenn. The cities of Bristol, Tennessee and Virginia are twin cities located directly on the Tennessee-Virginia state line. Both cities have been affected for more than 15 years by flooding that occurs along Beaver Creek and its tributaries, impacting downtown businesses and residential neighborhoods.