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  • NR 13-029: Public has two more chances this year to tour Old Hickory Lock and Dam

    OLD HICKORY, Tenn. (July 22, 2013) – There are two more chances this recreation season for the public to tour Old Hickory Lock and Dam. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites people of all ages to come out to the lake to tour the structures during the final two open house tours scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 10 and 31 beginning at 11 a.m. Guided tours of the structure are free to the public and approximately 60 minutes in length.
  • NR 13-023: Corps moves to implement Freedom to Fish Act

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (June 19, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is complying with the Freedom to Fish Act (PL 113-13) by the reimplementation of conditions-based restrictions below dams on the Cumberland River and tributaries.
  • NR 13-018: Corps now accepting registration applications for Old Hickory Lock, Dam tours

    OLD HICKORY, Tenn. (June 4, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District at Old Hickory Lake is now accepting registration applications for the Saturday, June 29 open house tours beginning at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. at Old Hickory Lock and Dam. Free to the public and approximately 60 minutes in length, the guided tours will allow guests to have an up close view of Old Hickory Lake’s Navigation Lock and Powerhouse facilities.
  • NR 13-017: Old Hickory Lake opens its doors to tours of Old Hickory Lock, Dam

    OLD HICKORY, Tenn. (May 15, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Old Hickory Lake is offering free guided public tours of the Old Hickory Lake’s Navigation Lock and Powerhouse 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Saturday May 25, June 29, July 20, Aug. 10 and Aug. 25. The tours are approximately one hour in length.
  • NR 13-015: Nashville District announces implementation of restrictions around dams

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (April 30, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is beginning to implement permanent full-time waterborne restrictions around the 10 dams on the Cumberland River and its tributaries this week. Enforcement of these restrictions will be effective when the placement of buoys and sufficient signs is completed at each dam.
  • NR 13-007: Nashville District responds to Senator Alexander’s proposed legislation

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2013) –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, issued the following statement responding to U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander’s announcement today at Old Hickory Lock and Dam.
  • NR 13-002 Nashville District responding to high water event

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (Jan. 13, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Water Management staff is responding to the effects of heavy rainfall and managing the release of water from dams throughout the Cumberland Basin.
  • NR 12-046: Nashville District announces plans to tighten restrictions around Corps Dams

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is finalizing plans to implement 24/7 restricted waterborne access to hazardous waters immediately upstream and downstream of all Corps-owned locks and dams, flood control dams and multipurpose dams on the Cumberland River and its adjoining tributaries. This action moves the Nashville District into full compliance with Corps regulations.
  • NR 12-030: Corps offers tours of Old Hickory Navigation Lock

    OLD HICKORY, Tenn. (Aug. 9, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is offering the public free guided tours of the Old Hickory Navigation Lock. These are the first public tours of the lock since visitation was restricted after Sept. 11, 2001.
  • 12-021: Drought conditions continue impacting Cumberland River Basin

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 26, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announced today continued impacts due to drought conditions within the Cumberland River Basin.