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Former Nashville District commander lauded for professional achievement
NASVHVILLE, Tenn. (March 5, 2012) – A former commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recently received a professional achievement award in the government category at the 26th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards Gala at the Philadelphia Marriott.
Corps prepares water diversion at Maryville’s Greenbelt Lake
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 29, 2012) – Work crews began installing aqua levee systems today on Pistol and Brown Creeks that will act as makeshift coffer dams. Pumps capable of moving up to 6,900 gallons per minute are in place and ready to divert water collected from these streams through pipes around Greenbelt Lake.
Construction commotion moves Corps to Wolf Creek Dam safety milestone
JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Feb. 24, 2012) – Wolf Creek Dam is abuzz with machinery, often bottlenecked with equipment and vehicles, and work crews move about like ants on the work platform in performance of their duties on the foundation remediation project. Despite what seems like construction commotion, there hasn’t been a lost-time accident in more than a year.
Nashville District participates in 2012 ShakeOut Exercise
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2012) – The Nashville District participated in The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut – 2012 today as its crisis management team conducted an exercise, initiated the organization’s emergency call roster, and discussed and reviewed earthquake emergency action plans.
Corps, cities of Bristol break ground on flood risk reduction project
BRISTOL, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2012) – Equipped with ceremonial golden shovels, a select group of officials broke ground here today on the Beaver Creek Flood Risk Reduction Project.
Nashville District holds its last lock operator training graduation
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 31, 2012) – The commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recognized the end of an era as he presented nine students from its lock operator class with graduation certificates here today at J. Percy Priest Lake.
Nashville District names its employee of the month for December 2011
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 25, 2012) – A technical manager from the operations division is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for December 2011.
Division commander leaves Music City in tune with Nashville District’s ‘people’
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 13, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes & Ohio River Division commander visited Music City for the first time this week, and then left more in tune with Nashville District’s “people.”
Old Hickory park rangers garner Nashville District’s Hedgehog Award
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 10, 2012) – Ten Old Hickory Lake park rangers garnered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Hedgehog Award at the headquarters today for promoting water safety and educating the public in an effort to reduce public fatalities at Corps lakes.
Nashville District names its employee of the month for November 2011
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 6, 2012) – A public affairs specialist who organized several recent media events is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Employee of the Month for November 2011.
DeLapp installed as SAME Nashville Post president
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 14, 2011) – The Nashville Post of the Society of American Military Engineers installed its new president today during an installation ceremony in the Tennessee Engineering Center at the Adventure Science Center.
Nashville District names its employee of the month for October 2011
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 12, 2011) – Lyla H. Lewis, senior budget analyst in programs section is the Nashville District Employee of the Month for October 2011.
Wolf Creek Dam Media Day generates flow of information
JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Nov. 18, 2011) – The U.S. Army officer in charge of the Wolf Creek Dam Foundation Remediation Project informed reporters today on “Media Day” that the project is still on target for completion in December 2013. Inviting the media to receive this message and then share it with the public is what the day was all about.
Nashville District announces employee of the month for September 2011
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 17, 2011) – Daphne Jackson, a civil engineer in the Operations Division Management Support Branch is the Nashville District Employee of the Month for September 2011.
Wolf Creek Dam Foundation Remediation Project reaches 500,000 hour achievement
JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Nov. 3, 2011) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s Wolf Creek Dam Foundation Remediation Project reached a significant 500,000 hour achievement Nov. 1.
Lead advocate says Wounded Warriors add great value to workplaces
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 26, 2011) – Wounded Warriors returning to the workforce add great value to workplaces, said a lead advocate for the Wounded Warrior Program today during a National Disability Employment Awareness Month program.
Tennessee River locking operations keep America's economy in ship shape
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 25, 2011) – There are nine locks on the Tennessee River that the Nashville District operates, but there are four that are crucial to day-to-day commerce of the United States in Northern Alabama and Southwest Tennessee. Operators at the Pickwick, Wilson, Wheeler and Guntersville Locks move tons of cargo through their locks on a daily basis.
Corps awards $736,536 contract for Beaver Creek Flood Damage Reduction Project
BRISTOL, Tenn. (Oct. 6, 2011) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District awarded a $738,536 contract Sept. 27 to Aspen Construction, a Hackensack, Minn., company, for the Beaver Creek Flood Damage Reduction Project here.
Corps awards $1.9 million contract for Pistol Creek Lake Sediment Removal Project
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 6, 2011) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District awarded a $1,956,888 contract Sept. 30 to Environmental, Safety & Health, Inc., of Knoxville, Tenn., for the Pistol Creek Lake Sediment Removal Project.
Corps awards $8.6 million contract for Barkley Dam Unit 1 Rewind Project
GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (Oct. 6, 2011) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District awarded an $8,698,348 contract Sept. 30 to National Electric Coil in Columbus, Ohio for the Barkley Dam Unit 1 Rewind Project at the hydropower plant.