Fiber optic installation sheds light on valuable partnership
Rich Ellis (Left), field engineer with the Tennessee Valley Authority Region 1 Information Technology Field Services, and Bradley Gatewood, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Information Technology chief, make the final fiber optic connection to Joe Wheeler Lock, increasing bandwidth and data transmission speeds. The Nashville District operates and maintains the lock at the TVA project in Rogersville, Ala. The two agencies are partnering to establish fiber optic connections at all 10 lock project sites on the Tennessee River and Clinch River.