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  • NR 21-35: 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 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Veterans Day, Nov. 11. This includes areas the Nashville District operates within the Cumberland River Basin.
  • NR 21-02: Nashville District raises fees for shoreline facilities

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2021) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that it will raise fees for certain shoreline facilities beginning March 1. The Nashville District Real Estate Office reviews and updates these fees every five years.
  • NR 20-020: Nashville District reopening beaches, picnic shelters in Kentucky June 29

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 23, 2020) – As part of a phased approach for reopening recreation facilities following COVID-19 closures, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is opening additional Corps-managed day use recreation areas and amenities within the Cumberland River Basin in Kentucky June 29, 2020.
  • NR 20-018: Nashville District beaches, picnic shelters in Tennessee reopening June 12

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 10, 2020) – As part of a phased approach for reopening recreation facilities following COVID-19 closures, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is opening additional Corps-managed day use recreation areas and amenities on June 12, 2020.
  • NR 20-002: Public input sought on 2020 draft Barkley Shoreline Management Plan

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (Jan. 17, 2020) — The Lake Barkley Resource Manager’s Office invites the public to attend one of three public workshops and provide input concerning the upcoming Lake Barkley Shoreline Management Plan five-year review.
  • 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 19-001: Corps seeks park attendants in Cumberland River Basin

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 10, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is seeking individuals interested in 2019 Park Attendant contract positions across Tennessee and Kentucky.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.