US Army Corps of Engineers
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  • NR 15-042: Lake Barkley supports Ohio and Mississippi flood operations

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 30, 2015) – Lake Barkley on the Cumberland River and Kentucky Lake on the Tennessee River play a key role in reducing flood crests along the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. This is accomplished by storing water in these lakes to keep it out of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers during flood events. Ongoing regional flood control operations involves multiple offices from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tennessee Valley Authority, National Weather Service, and U.S. Geological Survey.
  • NR 15-40: Corps suspends unescorted public access to navigation locks

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 15, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announced today it has suspended unescorted public access to all navigation locks on the Tennessee River, to include Wilson Navigation Lock, for an indefinite period of time.
  • NR 15-037: Lake Barkley Shoreline Management Plan available to public

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 14, 2015) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announced today that the 2015 Lake Barkley Shoreline Management Plan is finalized and available to the public online at http://www.lrn.usace.army.mil/Locations/Lakes/LakeBarkley/ShorelineManagement.
  • NR 15-035: Dale Hollow Dam Road closing for bridge inspection

    CELINA, Tenn. (Sept 25, 2015) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that the road crossing Dale Hollow Dam is closing to all traffic 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 6, 2015 while maintenance personnel perform a routine inspection of the bridge.
  • NR 15-034: Bell Road scheduled for closure over J. Percy Priest Dam

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (Sept. 24, 2015) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that Bell Road over J. Percy Priest Dam is closing to all traffic from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oct. 6-8, 2015 while maintenance personnel perform a routine inspection of the bridge.
  • NR 15-033: Day use fees waived on National Public Lands Day

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (Sept. 24, 2015) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that the public can enter all of its day use areas for free on National Public Lands Day this Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015.
  • NR 15-032: Volunteers needed at Nashville District lakes for National Public Lands Day events

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 15, 2015) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is enlisting the support of volunteers at its lakes on the Cumberland River and its tributaries in support of National Public Lands Day Sept. 26.
  • NR 15-031: Conley Bottom Resort dedicated as a Clean Marina

    NASHVILLE, TENN., (Sept. 9, 2015) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District supports marina operators and owners who are voluntarily striving to protect the water resources of the Cumberland River Basin by going “clean and green” such as Conley Bottom Resort in Monticello, Ky. On Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, the Corps, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, Cumberland River Compact, and Conley Bottom Resort will celebrate the marina receiving their new flag to designate them as a “Clean Marina.”
  • NR 15-030: Corps of Engineers supports new ‘Every Kid in a Park’ recreation initiative

    WASHINGTON (Sept. 2, 2015) – President Obama, with the support of the Federal Interagency Council on Outdoor Recreation to include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announced today the start of a new initiative to give every child in the United States the chance to explore and learn about America’s great outdoors. The Every Kid in a Park initiative will provide all fourth grade students and their families with free admission for a full year to more than 2,000 federally-managed sites nationwide.
  • NR 15-029: Media invited to tour Motor Vessel Mississippi in Nashville

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 10, 2015) – The media is invited to tour the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI when it is docked at Riverfront in Nashville 9:45 to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 12. The vessel is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ largest diesel towboat and flagship to the Mississippi River Commission, which is inspecting Corps of Engineers projects along the Cumberland River as part of the commission’s annual low water inspection trip.