US Army Corps of Engineers
Nashville District

  • NR 18-031: Corps managing its dams in Cumberland River System

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is managing releases as appropriate at its dams on the Cumberland River and its tributaries due to recent and ongoing rain events and those forecasted for the next week.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases work plan for Fiscal 2019 Civil Works Appropriations

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program yesterday.
  • NR 18-030: Public reminded of drone policies at Corps, TVA projects

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 6, 2018) — The public is reminded of the policies of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and Tennessee Valley Authority that govern the operation and use of recreational unmanned aerial systems (UAS or drones) . The Corps of Engineers operates and maintains navigation locks at TVA dams where the TVA drone policy applies.
  • Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Veterans Day

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,800 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Veterans Day, Nov. 11 and 12.
  • NR 18-029: Shutes Branch Mountain Bike Trail partially closed for repairs

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 30, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces Shutes Branch Mountain Bike Trail at Old Hickory Lake in Old Hickory, Tenn., is partially closing Oct. 30, 2018 while crews install a septic system for the National Weather Office located in the area. The work is expected to be completed by early January 2019.
  • NR 18-028: Dale Hollow Dam Road closing for 75th Commemoration event

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 12, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces Dale Hollow Dam Road at the dam in Celina, Tenn., is closing 8 a.m. Wednesday Oct. 17 and will reopen 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, allowing for setup and cleanup of area in conjunction with the 75th Commemoration of the dam.
  • NR 18-027: Corps of Engineers invites public to Dale Hollow Dam’s 75th Anniversary Commemoration

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 1, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public to attend a commemoration to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Dale Hollow Dam and Reservoir 10 a.m. (Central Standard Time) Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 at the dam’s overlook in Celina, Tenn. The dam and reservoir will serve as the backdrop for this historical occasion.
  • NR 18-026: Old Hickory Lake’s Martha Gallatin Boat Ramp closed for repairs

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 7, 2018) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that Old Hickory Lake’s Martha Gallatin Boat Ramp in Lebanon, Tenn., is closed for repairs.
  • NR 18-025: Cookeville workshop to address state’s need for firewood producers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 7, 2018) — An alliance of state, federal and non-governmental partners are sponsoring a free public workshop 9:30 a.m. to noon central time Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 at the Leslie Town Center in Cookeville, Tenn., to show participants how to develop their own small businesses to sell heat-treated firewood to fill increasing demand at campgrounds in Tennessee and Kentucky.
  • NR 18-023: Kentucky Lock’s first lift-in shell to be placed

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (Aug. 1, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District plans to set its first 1.3-million-pound concrete shell Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 that will form a part of the downstream cofferdam for the new lock under construction at Kentucky Dam, a Tennessee Valley Authority project. Lifting and setting this massive concrete shell represents a critical milestone towards completion of the new 1,200-foot-long navigation lock and involves techniques never previously attempted.