US Army Corps of Engineers
Nashville District

  • NR 19-041: Center Hill Lake's Ragland Bottom Day Use Beach reopens

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 18, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that Ragland Bottom Day Use Beach at Center Hill Lake in Smithville, Tenn., is reopened as water conditions have returned to acceptable levels.
  • NR 19-040: Center Hill Lake beach closed due to high E.coli levels

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 16, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the immediate closure of Ragland Bottom Day Use Beach at Center Hill Lake in Smithville, Tenn., due to E.coli detected in the water. Buzzards are suspected and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Wildlife Service technicians have been contacted for support.
  • NR 19-039: Public invited for tour of Cheatham Dam and Powerhouse

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 16, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public for a free tour of Cheatham Dam Lock and Dam and Hydropower Plant in Ashland City, Tenn., 11 a.m. Central Time Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.
  • NR 19-038: Center Hill Lake’s Ragland Bottom Day Use Beach reopens

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 5, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that Ragland Bottom Day Use Beach at Center Hill Lake in Smithville, Tenn., is reopened as water conditions have returned to acceptable levels.
  • NR 19-037: Center Hill Lake beach closed due to high bacteria levels

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 2, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the immediate closure of Ragland Bottom Day Use Beach at Center Hill Lake in Smithville, Tenn., due to high bacteria levels in the water. The area is still open for picnicking and boat launching. No other beaches at Center Hill Lake are affected.
  • NR 19-034: Public meeting on proposed Lake Cumberland marina expansion

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 12, 2019) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public to a meeting to discuss the Lake Cumberland Marina expansion proposal, 6:30 to 9 p.m. CDT, Monday, June 17, 2019 at the Salem Elementary School in Russell Springs, Ky.
  • NR 19-033: Parking lot near Old Hickory Dam closing for culvert repair

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 5, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the closure of the Left Bank Recreation Area overlook parking lot below Old Hickory Dam in Old Hickory, Tenn., beginning Sunday, June 9, 2019 to replace a culvert in the tailwater area.
  • NR 19-032: Closure of Bell Road scheduled at J. Percy Priest Dam

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 29, 2019) – Bell Road is closing at J. Percy Priest Dam from 7 a.m. Monday to 4 p.m. Thursday (day and night) the weeks of June 3-6 and July 15-18. The road is also closing 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily June 10-13, June 17-20, June 24-27, and July 8-11 while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District performs a five-year inspection of the spillway gates, chains, machinery and performs routine maintenance. The roadway will be open on weekends over the duration of the work. The roadway remains open Monday through Thursday, July 1-4, for Independence Day celebrations.
  • NR 19-031: Lake Cumberland reopens recreation facilities earlier than projected

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 9, 2019) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces recreation facilities affected by a pool of record at Lake Cumberland in February 2019 are reopening earlier than projected.
  • NR 19-030: Public invited to provide comments for Dale Hollow Lake Master Plan revision

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 3, 2019) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public to a workshop for revision of the Dale Hollow Lake Master Plan from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, 2019 at the Livingston Community Center in Livingston, Tenn. Corps officials are also available to discuss changes to the Master Plan and to receive public comments during daytime hours June 6 at the Resource Manager’s Office in Celina, Tenn.