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  • 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 15-003: Nashville District accepting lease applications for proposed new marina at Lake Cumberland

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 2, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is soliciting proposals for development and operation of a new commercial concession marina with related facilities and services at Rowena Landing South on Lake Cumberland in Russell County, just north of Albany, Ky.
  • 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.
  • NR 14-030: Public input sought on 2015 draft Lake Barkley Shoreline Management Plan

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (Oct. 21, 2014) -- The Lake Barkley Resource Manager’s Office invites the public to attend one of three public workshops and provide input concerning the upcoming Lake Barkley Shoreline Management Plan five-year review.
  • 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 14-025: Corps to allow public access to Barkley Navigation Lock

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (Aug. 25, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announced today that it is offering public access to Barkley Navigation Lock. The lock is now accessible to visitors seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Sept. 30, 2014.
  • NR 14-016: Corps offering public tours of Wolf Creek Dam Powerhouse

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (May 30, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is offering public tours of the Wolf Creek Dam Powerhouse here Saturday, June 21, July 5, Aug. 16 and Sept. 6, 2014. The free guided tours of the structure are at noon and are approximately 45 minutes in length.
  • NR 14-013: Lake Barkley opens up powerhouse, lock, resource management office for public tours

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (May 16, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is offering the public free guided tours of Lake Barkley’s Powerhouse, Lock and Natural Resource Management Office. Approximately two hours in length, tours are scheduled June 21, July 19 and Aug. 16, 2014, with tour start times of 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 2 p.m.