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  • NR 22-17: Life Jackets Saves & Pays Day

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 7, 2022) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is giving free entry to recreation areas to visitors who are water safety conscious.
  • NR 17-041: Center Hill Lake levels to remain lowered for spillway gate study

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 9, 2017) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces Center Hill lake levels will remain lowered and targeted at elevation 630 mean sea level for 2018, and will likely remain at that level several more years until recently identified main dam spillway gate issues can be fully evaluated.
  • 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 15-020: Corps offers guided tours of Center Hill Dam Power Plant

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (June 2, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is offering the public free guided tours this summer of the Center Hill Dam Power Plant. Approximately one and a half hours in length, the tours are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, July 18 and Aug. 29.
  • NR 15-006: Final concrete placements complete Center Hill Dam barrier wall

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (March 17, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is placing the final concrete to complete a barrier wall in the main dam embankment of Center Hill Dam this week. These concrete pours complete the $115 million foundation barrier wall, a key component of the Center Hill Dam Safety Remediation Project.
  • NR 14-018: Nashville District awards $47.25 million contract to rehabilitate three Center Hill Dam hydropower units

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 26, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District awarded a $47,257,431 contract yesterday to Voith Hydro, Inc., to rehabilitate three hydropower units at the Center Hill Dam Powerhouse in Lancaster, Tenn.
  • NR 14-017: Corps offers more tours of Center Hill Dam Powerhouse

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (May 30, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is offering more public tours of the Center Hill Dam Powerhouse here Saturday, July 19, Aug. 16, and Sept. 6, 2014. The free guided tours of the structure are at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and noon and are approximately 45 minutes in length.
  • NR 13-043: Walleye in Center Hill Lake threatened by low dissolved oxygen levels

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2013) – Over the past few weeks several dead walleye have been observed at Center Hill Lake. Walleye prefer a cool-water habitat, which means they are usually located fairly deep in the lake this time of year. This year the dissolved oxygen levels in this zone are very low. Data collected yesterday indicated that the only area deeper than about 35 feet that contains any oxygen is a zone between depths of 60-to-90 feet, and even there the levels are quite low.
  • NR 12-023: Corps offers tours of Center Hill Lake Power Plant

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (June 28, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is offering the public free guided tours of the Center Hill Power Plant. These are the first tours of the power plant since the Corps restricted visitation after Sept. 11, 2001.
  • NR 12-019: State highway over Center Hill Dam restricted to one lane starting July 9

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 22, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces today Highway 96/141 over Center Hill Dam is being restricted to one lane starting July 9, 2012. The restriction is necessary to enlarge work space on the dam to support the next construction phase of the Center Hill Dam Foundation Remediation Project, installation of the foundation barrier wall. During the two-year duration of the lane restriction, an automated traffic control system will safely manage vehicles across the dam. The maximum wait time is five minutes.