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  • 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 15-012: Ceremony marks completion of Center Hill Dam barrier wall

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (May 18, 2015) – Officials celebrated the completion of a barrier wall in the main dam embankment of Center Hill Dam during a ceremony today at the work platform on top of the dam. The $115 million foundation barrier wall is a key component of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Center Hill Dam Safety Remediation Project.
  • NR 15-005: Dale Hollow Dam Road closing for scheduled maintenance

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 16, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces Dale Hollow Dam Road at the dam in Celina, Tenn., is closing April 6 through May 7, 2015 due to scheduled maintenance to enhance the safety of hand rails across the spillway.
  • NR 14-026: Corps of Engineers shares water safety tips for Labor Day weekend

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 27, 2014) – It’s almost time to say goodbye to summer. If you’ll be spending the weekend on or around the water this Labor Day, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District urges you to remember these safety tips.
  • NR 13-047: Corps urges caution on J. Percy Priest Lake while TVA replaces transmission line

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 31, 2013) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District urges the public to be cautious while the Tennessee Valley Authority replaces a transmission line across J. Percy Priest Lake.
  • NR 13-024: Enjoy your holiday, play it safe, and return home alive

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 28, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has recorded six water-related fatalities on its lakes since May 11, 2013. Five drowned, with alcohol use suspected in one death; one died when a vessel ran aground; none were wearing life jackets.
  • 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 12-024: Corps partners with merchants to promote water safety

    SOMERSET, Ky. (July 3, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Cumberland partnered with Big Lots of Somerset, Ky., June 30 and July 1 to promote water safety.
  • NR 12-014: Nashville District cautions boaters in low-water conditions

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 23, 2012) – With Memorial Day weekend fast approaching and an anticipated increase in traffic on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District lakes, boaters are urged to be cautious in low-water conditions at Lake Barkley, Center Hill and J. Percy Priest Lakes.