US Army Corps of Engineers
Nashville District

  • NR 17-032: Barkley Dam releases being reduced Thursday to support repairs at Dam 52 on Ohio River

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 12, 2017) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that releases from Barkley Dam on the Cumberland River in Grand Rivers, Ky., will be reduced to 6,000 cubic feet per second beginning 4 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 to support repairs to wicket gates at Dam 52 on the Ohio River in Brookport, Ill. The Louisville District reports that the dam is currently not operating as designed, which has caused river traffic on the Ohio River to be suspended.
  • Update-NR 17-031: One-lane traffic set for Wolf Creek Dam bridge inspection

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Sept. 8, 2017) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that traffic crossing Wolf Creek Dam at Lake Cumberland will be subject to one-lane, one-direction control from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 19, 2017 while maintenance personnel perform a routine inspection of the bridge.
  • Update-NR 17-030: One-lane traffic set for Laurel River Dam bridge inspection

    LONDON, Ky. (Sept. 8, 2017) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that traffic crossing Laurel River Dam will be subject to one-lane, one-direction control from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 18, 2017 while maintenance personnel perform a routine inspection of the bridge.
  • Update-NR 17-029: One-lane traffic set for Center Hill Dam bridge inspection

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (Sept. 8, 2017) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that traffic crossing Center Hill Dam will be subject to one-lane, one-direction control from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 21, 2017 while maintenance personnel perform a routine inspection of the bridge.
  • NR 17-028: Water managers passing Harvey runoff through Cheatham, Barkley pools

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (Sept. 1, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Water Management Center is working this morning to manage runoff from last night’s heavy rainfall from remnants of Hurricane Harvey down the Cumberland River through Cheatham Dam in Ashland City, Tenn., and Barkley Dam in Grand Rivers, Ky.
  • NR 17-027: Nashville District prepares for remnants of Hurricane Harvey

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (Aug. 31, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Water Management Center is preparing for heavy rainfall in areas of the lower Cumberland River Basin from remnants of Hurricane Harvey, and is managing the release of water from dams throughout the Cumberland Basin to reduce flood risk.
  • Update-NR 17-026: Dale Hollow Dam Road closing for scheduled maintenance

    CELINA, Tenn. (Sept 8, 2017) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces Dale Hollow Dam Road at the dam in Celina, Tenn., is closing to all traffic 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 20, 2017 while maintenance personnel perform a routine inspection of the bridge.
  • NR 17-025: Congressionally mandated senior pass price increase takes effect Aug. 28

    WASHINGTON – In order to meet requirements set by legislation passed by Congress in December 2016, the price of the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass will increase from $10 to $80. The change will take effect August 28, 2017. Pass holders are given lifetime access to more than 2,000 sites and parks. The fee increase will support critical investments in maintenance projects at national parks and federal recreational lands nationwide.
  • NR 17-024: Public workshop set for Cheatham Lake master plan revision

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 24, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that Cheatham Lake is holding a master plan revision public workshop 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 at the Ashland City Elementary School Library in Ashland City, Tenn.
  • NR 17-023: Nashville District encourages public to view total eclipse at Corps of Engineers lakes

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 18, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is encouraging the public to view the total eclipse at Corps of Engineers lakes when the sun sweeps over Kentucky and Tennessee from approximately noon to 3 p.m. Central Time Aug. 21, 2017.