US Army Corps of Engineers
Nashville District

  • NR 19-023: Public invited for Wilson Lock tour on Tennessee River

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 16, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and Tennessee Valley Authority invite the public for a free tour of Wilson Lock at Tennessee River mile 259.4 in Florence, Ala., Saturday, June 8, 2019. Four groups of 25 will be able to tour the facility at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., and 12:30 p.m. Central Time. Pre-registration is required for all tour guests (including minors). The deadline to register is May 29, 2019. Personal information collected during sign-up is used for security background checks.
  • NR 19-022: Corps of Engineers Annual Day Use Pass available for purchase at Obey River Day Use Area April 20, 2019

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 12, 2019) – The Corps of Engineers Annual Day Use Passes for the expiration year of 2020 and use for the 2019 recreation season are now available for purchase. Save money if you are a repeat user of the Corps of Engineers’ day use areas.
  • NR 19-021: Flood reduction surveys scheduled for Bell County, Kentucky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 4, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is performing structure surveys in the spring and summer of 2019 to identify homes and businesses in Bell County, Kentucky that are vulnerable to a recurrence of the destructive April 1977 flood, the most severe flood in the region in the last 62 years.
  • NR 19-019: Nashville District working to reassign Lock C to Fort Campbell

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 29, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is in the process of supplementing the Lake Barkley Master Plan reclassifying the Lock C site in Montgomery County, Tenn., from “Multiple Resource Management – Low Density Recreation” to “Multiple Resource Management – Future/Inactive Recreation Area.” This designation would allow the Corps of Engineers to reassign the area to the U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Campbell, Ky.
  • NR 19-018: Dale Hollow Lake Plankyard Access Area closing April 1, 2019

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 19, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the Plankyard Access Area at Dale Hollow Lake near Byrdstown, Tenn., is closing for an unspecified timeframe April 1, 2019.
  • NR 19-017: Recreation facilities receive damage assessments as waters recede

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 14, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is assessing damage to recreation facilities at its 10 lakes in the Cumberland River Basin as high waters begin to recede.
  • NR 19-016: Wolf Creek Dam decreasing releases to 43,000 cfs today

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (March 13, 2019) – Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announce that releases at Wolf Creek Dam are decreasing from 52,000 cubic feet per second to 43,000 cfs by this afternoon.
  • NR 19-015: Nashville District dams saved $1.72 billion in flood damage

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 5, 2019) – The 10 dams operated by the Corps of Engineers in the Cumberland River Basin performed as designed during the wettest February on record, saving an estimated $1.72 billion in would-be flood damage to the region.
  • NR 19-014: Lake Cumberland hits record lake level, begins to recede

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Feb. 27, 2019) – Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announce that Lake Cumberland hit a record lake level Tuesday, Feb. 26, and Wolf Creek Dam has also reached record releases today. Water levels are beginning to recede.
  • NR 19-013: High-river flows prompt extended closure of Cheatham Lock

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that Cheatham Lock in Ashland City, Tenn., will likely remain closed to navigation for at least 30 days due to high water levels at the project.