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  • NR 20-012: Closure of Bell Road scheduled at J. Percy Priest Dam

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 12, 2020) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces Bell Road across J. Percy Priest Dam is closing 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, May 18-20, 2020, for routine operational maintenance.
  • NR 20-011: Center Hill Recreation Area opens today

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (May 8, 2020) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that Center Hill Recreation Area, located adjacent to Center Hill Dam, is once again opening for public use beginning Friday, May 8, 2020. Center Hill Recreation Area has been closed since 2008 as a result of construction activities related to the Center Hill Dam Rehabilitation Project.
  • NR 20-010: Nashville District extends campgrounds closure through end of May

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 7, 2020) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is extending its closure of 25 Corps-managed campgrounds within the Cumberland River Basin in Kentucky and Tennessee through at least May 31 in the interest of public safety due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • NR 20-009: Fishing Creek Recreation Area closing for roadway repair

    SOMERSET, Ky. (April 28, 2020) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces Fishing Creek Recreation Area at Lake Cumberland is closing May 1 due to roadway repairs. Officials estimate the area will reopen May 20. During this time the boat ramp, day-use area, and campground will be unavailable.
  • NR 20-008: Dale Hollow Dam Road closing for machinery upgrades

    CELINA, Tenn. (April 27, 2020) — 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 8 a.m. CST Monday, May 4, 2020 through Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 5 p.m., CST., as workers upgrade machinery at the dam.
  • NR 20-007: Public comment sought on environmental assessment for proposed Lake Cumberland Marina expansion

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 13, 2020) – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is seeking public comment on a draft “environmental assessment” and “unsigned finding of no significant impact,” which evaluate effects to the human environment associated with a proposed expansion of Lake Cumberland Marina.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publishes request for comment on proposed revision to regulation governing possession of firearms

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published in the Federal Register today a request for comments on a proposed revision to its regulation governing the possession and transportation of firearms at USACE-managed Water Resources Development Projects.
  • NR 20-006: Dale Hollow Dam Road closing for repairs to Walker Ridge Road

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 26, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces Dale Hollow Dam Road at the dam in Celina, Tenn., is closing today through April 9, 2020, to repair Walker Ridge Road. The road is in need of stabilization due to a roadside slide related to excessive spring rains and soaked terrain.
  • NR 20-005: Nashville District provides update for 2020 recreation season

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 19, 2020) – In the interest of public safety, and in accordance with Center for Disease Control recommendations, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is taking the following precautionary measures to assist public health efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.
  • NR 20-004: Center Hill Lake levels rising for 2020 recreation season

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2020) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has received approval to return Center Hill Lake to normal operations, which means that lake levels will be on the rise for the upcoming recreation season.