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  • 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 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 16-022: Barkley Dam 50th anniversary commemoration moved indoors

    KUTTAWA, Ky. (Aug. 19, 2016) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of Barkley Dam is being moved indoors tomorrow due to the high chance of rain in the forecast. The event will now be held 11 a.m. at the Badget Playhouse Theater located at 1838 J. H. O’Brien Avenue in Grand Rivers, Ky.
  • NR 15-013: Lake Barkley opens up powerhouse, lock, Resource Management Office for public tours

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (May 19, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is offering the public free guided tours of Lake Barkley’s Powerhouse, Lock and Natural Resource Management Office. Approximately two hours in length, tours are scheduled June 20, July 18 and Aug. 15, 2015, with tour start times of 9 a.m. and 11 p.m.
  • NR 14-025: Corps to allow public access to Barkley Navigation Lock

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (Aug. 25, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announced today that it is offering public access to Barkley Navigation Lock. The lock is now accessible to visitors seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Sept. 30, 2014.
  • NR 14-013: Lake Barkley opens up powerhouse, lock, resource management office for public tours

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (May 16, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is offering the public free guided tours of Lake Barkley’s Powerhouse, Lock and Natural Resource Management Office. Approximately two hours in length, tours are scheduled June 21, July 19 and Aug. 16, 2014, with tour start times of 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 2 p.m.
  • NR12-038: Nashville District reducing hours of operation at three navigation locks

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 17, 2012) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is reducing the hours of operation at three navigation locks effective Jan. 7, 2013.