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  • 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 14-014: Corps to allow unescorted access to Old Hickory Navigation Lock

    OLD HICKORY, Tenn. (May 20, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announced today that it is offering the public unescorted access to Old Hickory Navigation Lock beginning May 23, 2014. The lock will be accessible to visitors seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Sept. 2, 2014.
  • NR 14-009: Laurel River Lake restrooms renovated, ready for recreation season

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 6, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has renovated the restrooms nearby the beach at Laurel River Dam in London, Ky., in time for the 2014 recreation season.
  • NR 14-007: Lake Cumberland fills up in time for 2014 recreation season

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 1, 2014) – Lake Cumberland in eastern Kentucky surpassed elevation 723 feet last night assuring the recreation season will begin with the reservoir at its historic summer pool level for the first time since 2006.
  • NR 13-051: Corps holding second public workshop for Harpeth River Feasibility Study

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 12, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is holding a public workshop regarding the Harpeth River Feasibility Study from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 at the Harpeth Valley Elementary School cafeteria located at 7840 Learning Lane in Nashville, Tenn. This location is in the Bellevue area.
  • NR 13-048: Corps reschedules public workshop regarding Harpeth River Feasibility Study

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 4, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has rescheduled a public workshop that was cancelled Oct. 1, 2013 because of the government shutdown. It is now set for 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 at the Franklin Board Room located at 109 3rd Avenue South in Franklin, Tenn.
  • NR 13-045: Nashville District to reopen recreation areas by 3 p.m. Oct. 17, 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 17, 2013) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District will reopen all day-use parks and 11 campgrounds normally open at this time of the season no later than 3 p.m. today.
  • NR 13-041: Nashville District closing campgrounds, day-use parks by noon Oct. 4, 2013

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 2, 2013) – Due to the government shutdown, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is closing all of its campgrounds and day-use parks at noon on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013. The district previously announced it intended to keep these areas open as originally scheduled. However, support to recreation areas can no longer be sustained as the district progresses through its orderly shutdown.
  • NR-040: Nashville District provides info on how government shutdown is affecting operations

    The Nashville District is in the process of conducting an orderly shutdown because of a lack of appropriations. The district will reduce its manpower over time to essential personnel only. These essential personnel will continue to support critical Corps of Engineers missions such as dam safety, hydropower, and operation of the navigation locks on both the Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers. The Corps is funded through multiple-year funding, which is enabling the Nashville District to conduct limited operations and construction through the course of the government shutdown. As the lapse in appropriations continues, we will have more employees furloughed over time, but will maintain our mission essential personnel to ensure the operation and protection of corps facilities and property.
  • NR-038: Workshop gives public ability to provide input on Harpeth River Feasibility Study

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 24, 2013) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is having a public workshop 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 at the Franklin Board Room located at 109 3rd Avenue South in Franklin, Tenn.