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  • NR 17-036: Cordell Hull Lake enlisting volunteers for National Public Lands Day

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 22, 2017) — The staff at Cordell Hull Lake is enlisting the support of volunteers for the annual National Public Lands Day beautification projects 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 30.
  • Army Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 30

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that it will waive day use fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches at its recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 30. The waiver does not apply to camping and camping-related services, or fees for specialized facilities such as group picnic shelters. Other agencies and partners that manage recreation areas located on USACE lands are encouraged, but not required, to comply with this waiver of day use fees in the areas they manage.
  • NR 17-035: Dale Hollow Lake enlisting volunteers for shoreline cleanup

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 15, 2017) — The staff at Dale Hollow Lake is enlisting the support of volunteers for the annual National Public Lands Day Shoreline Cleanup 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 30.
  • 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 17-033: Blasting activities at Center Hill Auxiliary Dam extended to Saturdays

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 13, 2017) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces construction blasting activities at Center Hill Dam, currently taking place Monday through Friday, will also occur on Saturdays beginning Sept. 16.
  • Update-NR 17-031: One-lane traffic set for Wolf Creek Dam bridge inspection

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Sept. 8, 2017) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that traffic crossing Wolf Creek Dam at Lake Cumberland will be subject to one-lane, one-direction control from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 19, 2017 while maintenance personnel perform a routine inspection of the bridge.
  • Update-NR 17-030: One-lane traffic set for Laurel River Dam bridge inspection

    LONDON, Ky. (Sept. 8, 2017) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that traffic crossing Laurel River Dam will be subject to one-lane, one-direction control from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 18, 2017 while maintenance personnel perform a routine inspection of the bridge.
  • Update-NR 17-029: One-lane traffic set for Center Hill Dam bridge inspection

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (Sept. 8, 2017) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that traffic crossing Center Hill Dam will be subject to one-lane, one-direction control from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 21, 2017 while maintenance personnel perform a routine inspection of the bridge.
  • NR 17-028: Water managers passing Harvey runoff through Cheatham, Barkley pools

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (Sept. 1, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Water Management Center is working this morning to manage runoff from last night’s heavy rainfall from remnants of Hurricane Harvey down the Cumberland River through Cheatham Dam in Ashland City, Tenn., and Barkley Dam in Grand Rivers, Ky.
  • NR 17-027: Nashville District prepares for remnants of Hurricane Harvey

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (Aug. 31, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Water Management Center is preparing for heavy rainfall in areas of the lower Cumberland River Basin from remnants of Hurricane Harvey, and is managing the release of water from dams throughout the Cumberland Basin to reduce flood risk.