Tag: engineering
  • NR 18-023: Kentucky Lock’s first lift-in shell to be placed

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (Aug. 1, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District plans to set its first 1.3-million-pound concrete shell Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 that will form a part of the downstream cofferdam for the new lock under construction at Kentucky Dam, a Tennessee Valley Authority project. Lifting and setting this massive concrete shell represents a critical milestone towards completion of the new 1,200-foot-long navigation lock and involves techniques never previously attempted.
  • NR 17-037: Corps of Engineers working on engineering design for slope failure

    LOYALL, Ky. (Oct. 4, 2017) – Engineering efforts by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District are ongoing to design a repair for the slope failure near Wix Howard Cemetery in Loyall, Ky. and prevent any future movement. The design is scheduled to be completed in spring 2018.
  • 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.