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  • 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.
  • NR 18-021: Corps of Engineers offers public access to Cheatham Lock

    ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (July 9, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is offering public access to Cheatham Navigation Lock located at Cumberland River mile 148.7. The lock is accessible to visitors seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. now through Sept. 3, 2018.
  • NR 18-020: Corps of Engineers invites public to J. Percy Priest Dam’s 50th Anniversary celebration

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 13, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public to attend a ceremony to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of J. Percy Priest Dam and Reservoir 10 a.m. Friday, June 29, 2018. The dam will serve as the backdrop for this historical occasion.
  • NR 18-019: Corps of Engineers offers public access to Old Hickory Lock

    OLD HICKORY, Tenn. (June 7, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is offering public access to Old Hickory Navigation Lock located at Cumberland River mile 216.2. The lock is accessible to visitors seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. now through Sept. 3, 2018.
  • NR 18-018: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urges caution when leaving valuables in vehicles

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (June 7, 2018) – As the summer recreation season gets into full swing, Center Hill Lake becomes a popular destination for many Middle Tennessee residents. The lake’s 18,220 square miles of water, multiple campgrounds, marinas, and recreation areas are a significant attraction for tourists, locals, and… criminals alike.
  • NR 18-017: Cordell Hull Lake hosting ‘Touch a Truck Day’

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 30, 2018) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District park rangers at Cordell Hull Lake are hosting the first annual “Touch a Truck Day” 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2018 to coincide with “National Get Outdoors Day.”
  • NR 18-016: Public invited for Chickamauga Lock tour on Tennessee River

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 10, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and Tennessee Valley Authority invite the public for a free tour of Chickamauga Lock at Tennessee River mile 471 in Chattanooga, Tenn., Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Four groups of 25 will be able to tour the facility at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., and 12:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required for all tour guests (including minors).
  • NR 18-015: Public invited for Wheeler Lock tour on Tennessee River

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 10, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and Tennessee Valley Authority invite the public for a free tour of Wheeler Lock at Tennessee River mile 274.9 in Rogersville, Ala., Saturday, July 21, 2018. Four groups of 25 will be able to tour the facility at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., and 12:30 p.m. Central Time. Pre-registration is required for all tour guests (including minors).
  • NR 18-014: Public invited for Cheatham Lock, Dam, Powerhouse tour on Cumberland River

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 10, 2018) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public for a free tour of Cheatham Lock, Dam and Hydropower Plant in Ashland City, Tenn. Free tours for the general public are Saturday, July 21; and Saturday, Sept. 8. Tours of the facility are limited to 45 persons and each tour begins at 11 a.m. Central Time. Pre-registration is required for all tour guests, including minors. The deadline to register is seven business days prior to scheduled tour. Personal information collected during sign-up is used for security background checks.
  • NR 18-013: Public invited for Wilson Lock tour on Tennessee River

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 9, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and Tennessee Valley Authority invite the public for a free tour of Wilson Lock at Tennessee River mile 259.4 in Florence, Ala., Saturday, June 16, 2018. Four groups of 25 will be able to tour the facility at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., and 12:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required for all tour guests (including minors). The deadline to register is June 8, 2018.