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  • NR 20-019: Corps approves Lake Cumberland Marina expansion with finding of no significant impact

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 15, 2020) – The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recently approved the Lake Cumberland Marina expansion after a National Environmental Protection Act review concluded with a “Finding of No Significant Impact” regarding an evaluation of effects to the human environment associated with the proposed expansion.
  • NR 20-017: Corps completes Loyall Slide Repair Project

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 10, 2020) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has completed work to repair a slope above the Cumberland River diversion channel in Loyall, Kentucky, a project that included the reinterment of an American Revolutionary War soldier.
  • NR 20-015: Old Hickory Lake closing Cedar Creek Boat Ramp

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 20, 2020) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Old Hickory Lake is implementing a temporary closure of the boat ramp at Cedar Creek Recreation Area in Mt. Juliet beginning Thursday, May 21, 2020. This closure was not initially planned as part of the Nashville District's COVID-19 response; however, unauthorized public access to currently closed facilities adjacent to this ramp has become a concern. All other Corps managed boat ramps will remain open.
  • NR 19-050: Public workshop for Cordell Hull Lake’s Master Plan Revision scheduled

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 21, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces a public workshop is being held 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 at the Cordell Hull Lake Resource Manager’s Office in Carthage, Tenn. The staff is also available from noon to 4 p.m. during an open house to discuss possible changes and receive comments.
  • NR 19-049: Bio-acoustic fish fence now operational at Barkley Lock

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (Nov. 8, 2019) – Officials commissioned a bio-acoustic fish fence, an experimental project, during a ceremony today at Barkley Lock. Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell and Congressman James Comer, Kentucky 1st District, along with project partners, ceremonially inaugurated the BAFF system as part of a three-year evaluation to deter Asian carp from migrating through the navigation lock and further up the Cumberland River.
  • NR 19-045: Ashland City to close Bull Run Recreation Area

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 19, 2019) – Bull Run Recreation Area on the Cumberland River in Ashland City, Tenn., is scheduled to be permanently closed Oct. 31, 2019. The area is currently a city-operated park leased from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District.
  • NR 19-044: Corps reassigning control of Lock C to Fort Campbell

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 19, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is in the process of reassigning the Lock C site to the U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
  • NR 19-039: Public invited for tour of Cheatham Dam and Powerhouse

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 16, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public for a free tour of Cheatham Dam Lock and Dam and Hydropower Plant in Ashland City, Tenn., 11 a.m. Central Time Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.
  • NR 19-031: Lake Cumberland reopens recreation facilities earlier than projected

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 9, 2019) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces recreation facilities affected by a pool of record at Lake Cumberland in February 2019 are reopening earlier than projected.
  • NR 19-029: Corps conducting flood reduction surveys in Bell County

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 18, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is performing structure surveys in Bell County, Kentucky during the spring and summer of 2019 to identify homes and businesses that are vulnerable to a recurrence of the destructive April 1977 flood, the most severe flood in the region in the last six decades.