US Army Corps of Engineers
Nashville District

  • NR 17-041: Center Hill Lake levels to remain lowered for spillway gate study

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 9, 2017) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces Center Hill lake levels will remain lowered and targeted at elevation 630 mean sea level for 2018, and will likely remain at that level several more years until recently identified main dam spillway gate issues can be fully evaluated.
  • NR 17-40: Lake Cumberland’s Lakeview Boat Ramp closing for season

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 27, 2017) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that the Lakeview Boat Ramp at Lake Cumberland in Somerset, Ky., officially closed yesterday. The boat ramp area will be used for the Corps of Engineers’ debris collection program for staging and processing large wood collected from Lake Cumberland and its shoreline.
  • NR 17-39: Road closure scheduled across J. Percy Priest Dam

    (PLEASE NOTE CORRECTION TO DATES OF CLOSURE) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 26, 2017) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces Bell Road will be closed daily from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday from Nov. 6 through Nov. 17, 2017 where the roadway crosses J. Percy Priest Dam. The closure is required for scheduled operational maintenance on the dam.
  • NR 17-038: Crossville workshop to address state’s need for firewood producers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 6, 2017) — An alliance of state, federal and non-governmental partners are hosting a free public workshop 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 3 at Cumberland Mountain State Park in Crossville, Tenn., that will show participants how to develop their own small businesses to sell heat-treated firewood to fill increasing demand at campgrounds in Tennessee.
  • NR 17-037: Corps of Engineers working on engineering design for slope failure

    LOYALL, Ky. (Oct. 4, 2017) – Engineering efforts by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District are ongoing to design a repair for the slope failure near Wix Howard Cemetery in Loyall, Ky. and prevent any future movement. The design is scheduled to be completed in spring 2018.
  • NR 17-036: Cordell Hull Lake enlisting volunteers for National Public Lands Day

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 22, 2017) — The staff at Cordell Hull Lake is enlisting the support of volunteers for the annual National Public Lands Day beautification projects 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 30.
  • Army Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 30

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that it will waive day use fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches at its recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 30. The waiver does not apply to camping and camping-related services, or fees for specialized facilities such as group picnic shelters. Other agencies and partners that manage recreation areas located on USACE lands are encouraged, but not required, to comply with this waiver of day use fees in the areas they manage.
  • NR 17-035: Dale Hollow Lake enlisting volunteers for shoreline cleanup

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 15, 2017) — The staff at Dale Hollow Lake is enlisting the support of volunteers for the annual National Public Lands Day Shoreline Cleanup 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 30.
  • NR 17-034: Barkley Dam will not reduce discharges as anticipated today

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 14, 2017) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District will not be reducing discharges at Barkley Dam today on the Cumberland River in Grand Rivers, Kentucky, as previously announced. The Louisville District reports that the wicket gates at Dam 52 on the Ohio River in Brookport, Illinois, were installed yesterday and navigation is expected to resume at Lock 52 this evening.
  • NR 17-033: Blasting activities at Center Hill Auxiliary Dam extended to Saturdays

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 13, 2017) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces construction blasting activities at Center Hill Dam, currently taking place Monday through Friday, will also occur on Saturdays beginning Sept. 16.