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  • NR 22-25: Portion of Kendall Recreation Area closing for erosion control project

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Oct. 20, 2022) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that portions of Kendall Campground and Day Use Area, to include its boat ramp and roadway along the riverside campground, are closing for repairs Oct. 24, 2022, through early April 2023 to rehabilitate flood damage sustained in February 2019.
  • NR 22-22: Contract awarded for Wolf Creek Dam Spillway Gates Replacement Project

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 29, 2022) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District awarded a $109,450,000 contract yesterday to American Bridge Company for the Wolf Creek Dam Spillway Gates Replacement Project. The project is fully funded by the Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2022.
  • NR 19-016: Wolf Creek Dam decreasing releases to 43,000 cfs today

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (March 13, 2019) – Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announce that releases at Wolf Creek Dam are decreasing from 52,000 cubic feet per second to 43,000 cfs by this afternoon.
  • NR 19-014: Lake Cumberland hits record lake level, begins to recede

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Feb. 27, 2019) – Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announce that Lake Cumberland hit a record lake level Tuesday, Feb. 26, and Wolf Creek Dam has also reached record releases today. Water levels are beginning to recede.
  • NR 19-012: Corps turns attention to drawing down storage reservoirs

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 24, 2019) – As rainfall runoff makes its way through the Cumberland River Basin, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is quickly turning its attention to drawing down its storage reservoirs.
  • NR 19-010: Wolf Creek Dam increasing releases to 45,000 cfs today

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Feb. 23, 2019) – Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announce that releases at Wolf Creek Dam are increasing to 45,000 cubic feet per second this afternoon, and releases are expected to increase to 60,000 cfs by noon Sunday, Feb. 24.
  • NR 19-008: Wolf Creek Dam increasing releases to historic levels

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Feb. 22, 2019) – With Lake Cumberland approaching its pool of record, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is planning to step up releases at Wolf Creek Dam to historic levels, with potential flooding in low-lying areas downstream.
  • NR 19-005: Wolf Creek Dam increasing releases to drawdown Lake Cumberland

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 15, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District plans to increase releases at Wolf Creek Dam in Jamestown, Ky., as soon as conditions allow in an effort to drawdown the water level at Lake Cumberland.
  • Update-NR 17-031: One-lane traffic set for Wolf Creek Dam bridge inspection

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Sept. 8, 2017) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that traffic crossing Wolf Creek Dam at Lake Cumberland will be subject to one-lane, one-direction control from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 19, 2017 while maintenance personnel perform a routine inspection of the bridge.
  • 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.