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  • NR 12-028: Corps dedicating new Cordell Hull Lake Resource Manager’s Office

    CARTHAGE, Tenn. (July 16, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is hosting a dedication ceremony for the newly constructed Cordell Hull Lake Resource Manager’s Office 9 a.m. Friday, July 20. The new facility replaces the previous building destroyed in a fire Sept. 26, 2008. The public and media are invited to the 9 a.m. dedication and an open house following the ceremony from 10 a.m. to noon.
  • NR 12-026: Corps offers more Cheatham Dam Power Plant tours

    CHARLOTTE, Tenn. (July 6, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recently resumed offering public tours of the Cheatham Dam Power Plant and more tours are scheduled July 21, Aug. 18 and Sep. 8, 2012 with tours beginning at noon, 1 and 2 p.m. Public access to these Corps facilities was restricted after September 11, 2001.
  • 12-025: Corps offers more tours of Lake Barkley Power Plant, Lock

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (July 6, 2012)—The first Lake Barkley Open House and public tours of the Barkley Power Plant and Lock in nearly 11 years were held June 23, and more tours are scheduled July 21, Aug. 18 and Sep. 15, 2012 with tours beginning at 9 and 11 a.m., and 2 p.m. Public access to these U.S. Army Corps of Engineers facilities had been restricted after September 11, 2001.
  • NR 12-024: Corps partners with merchants to promote water safety

    SOMERSET, Ky. (July 3, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Cumberland partnered with Big Lots of Somerset, Ky., June 30 and July 1 to promote water safety.
  • NR 12-023: Corps offers tours of Center Hill Lake Power Plant

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (June 28, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is offering the public free guided tours of the Center Hill Power Plant. These are the first tours of the power plant since the Corps restricted visitation after Sept. 11, 2001.
  • NR 12-022: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces land survey at Cheatham Lake

    ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (June 28, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces an upcoming land survey project at Cheatham Lake.
  • 12-021: Drought conditions continue impacting Cumberland River Basin

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 26, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announced today continued impacts due to drought conditions within the Cumberland River Basin.
  • 12-020: Closure of Cordell Hull Dam Right Bank Tailwater Recreation Area begins July 9

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 22, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces today that the area below Cordell Hull Dam known as the Right Bank Tailwater Recreation Area is closing July 9 for 150 days during construction work to stabilize the bluff below the dam. The closure area starts at the Turkey Creek Nature Trail parking lot near the Resource Manager’s Office.
  • NR 12-019: State highway over Center Hill Dam restricted to one lane starting July 9

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 22, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces today Highway 96/141 over Center Hill Dam is being restricted to one lane starting July 9, 2012. The restriction is necessary to enlarge work space on the dam to support the next construction phase of the Center Hill Dam Foundation Remediation Project, installation of the foundation barrier wall. During the two-year duration of the lane restriction, an automated traffic control system will safely manage vehicles across the dam. The maximum wait time is five minutes.
  • NR 12-018: Milestone reached with completion of protective concrete embankment wall at Wolf Creek Dam

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (June 22, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District reached a major milestone here this week at the Wolf Creek Dam Foundation Remediation Project when work crews installed the 433rd and final panel in completing the protective concrete embankment wall. While this wall does not create a water barrier through the dam’s karst limestone foundation, it completes a major stage of construction that is critical to the final stage of construction – the main barrier wall, which is scheduled to be completed by December 2013.