Tag: construction
  • NR 18-008: Media invited to cover Chickamauga Lock congressional visit

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 3, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and Tennessee Valley Authority invite the media to cover a congressional visit to Chickamauga Lock 10 a.m. Monday, April 9, 2018 in Chattanooga, Tenn. Congressman Chuck Fleischmann, U.S. Representative for Tennessee’s 3rd Congressional District, and Congressman Scott DesJarlais, U.S. Representative for Tennessee’s 4th Congressional District, are visiting to check on the progress of repairs being completed by the Corps of Engineers Regional Light Fleet to the upper miter gate anchorage of the existing lock, and for an update of the Chickamauga Lock Replacement Project. Subject matter experts will be available to discuss the ongoing maintenance at the lock and address other questions about the on-site work.
  • NR 17-042: Water lines replacement scheduled at Dale Hollow Dam Campground

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 14, 2017) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that work to replace water lines at Dale Hollow Dam Campground in Celina, Tenn., begins Dec. 18, 2017, making it necessary to close public access. The work is scheduled to be completed in March 2018, weather permitting.
  • President's Fiscal 2018 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program released

    WASHINGTON (May 25, 2017) - The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018 (FY 2018) includes $5.002 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps). "The fiscal 2018 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the administration's priorities to support and improve the nation's economy and infrastructure, and to protect the American people," said Mr. Doug Lamont, senior official performing the duties of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works. "This Budget supports the core mission areas of coastal and inland navigation, reducing flood risks from riverine flooding and along our coasts, and restoring aquatic ecosystems.”
  • NR 17-013: Public meeting to address blasting operation near Center Hill Dam

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 4, 2017) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and Thalle Construction Company, construction contractor, will discuss upcoming blasting operations near Center Hill Dam during a public meeting 5:30 p.m. May 9 at the Resource Manager’s Shop Conference Room located just below the dam at 158 Resource Lane in Lancaster, Tenn.
  • NR 17-007: Businesses invited to 1st Annual Business Opportunities Open House

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 9, 2017) – Small business leaders are invited to attend the 1st Annual Small Business Opportunities Open House 8 a.m. to noon March 16, 2017 at Tennessee Small Business Development Center located at Tennessee State University’s Avon Williams Campus at 330 10th Avenue North in Nashville, Tenn.
  • NR 16-021: Public invited to Barkley Dam 50th Anniversary commemoration

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 9, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is inviting the public to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Barkley Dam during a ceremony 11 a.m. Aug. 20, 2016 at the Spillway Shelter below the dam. The project is named after the late Alben W. Barkley, attorney, county judge, United States senator, and 35th vice president of the United States.
  • NR 16-013: Surface drainage correction requires lane closure on Highway 127 across Wolf Creek Dam

    Jamestown, Ky. (May 20, 2016) – During a road restoration project on Highway 127 over Wolf Creek Dam, contractors found a pocket of voids on Monday at the edge of the roadway, the result of surface drainage erosion. The Corps’ engineers have been on site since then to determine the most efficient and timely solution in order to reduce the extended lane closures currently in effect for the project.
  • NR 15-019: Nashville District highlights its notable projects leading into National Dam Safety Awareness Day

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 29, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has two notable engineering projects to its credit in recent years to stop seepage through the embankments of Wolf Creek Dam in Jamestown, Ky., and Center Hill Dam in Lancaster, Tenn. In conjunction with National Dam Safety Awareness Day May 31, 2015, the district is highlighting the major effort it took to construct concrete barrier walls deep into the foundations of these dams.
  • NR 15-002: Work crews top out Kentucky Lock’s first concrete monolith

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (Jan. 28, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District placed concrete to top-out the first massive concrete monolith for the Kentucky Lock Addition project this past week. This milestone is a significant step towards completion of the new 1,200-foot-long navigation lock at Kentucky Dam.
  • Media Advisory: Media invited to witness Kentucky Lock Addition Project milestone

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (Jan. 26, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the media to visit the Kentucky Lock Addition Project 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 to see the first completed massive concrete monolith, which crews topped off this past week. This is a significant milestone in the construction of the new navigation lock, and an unveiling is planned to commemorate the occasion.