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  • October

    Corps environmental assessment underway at Center Hill Dam

    LANCASTER, Tenn. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s ongoing major rehabilitation project at Center Hill Dam recently passed an important milestone with the completion of an environmental assessment public and agency review period for the project’s next phase located below the saddle dam.
  • July

    Center Hill Lake open house, power plant tours draw young, elderly visitors

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (July 21, 2012) – The first tours of the Center Hill Lake Power Plant since Sept. 11, 2001 drew the young and the elderly here today. Visitors ranged from an 83-year-old gentleman who worked on construction of the dam to a nine-year-old boy whose late great-grandfather’s property was reduced by approximately 100 acres, but who also worked on construction of the dam.
  • Construction begins with ‘first bite’ on foundation barrier wall at Center Hill Dam

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (July 11, 2012) – The “first bite” of a $106 million drilling project to stabilize the earthen portion of the Center Hill Dam with a barrier wall was taken today by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and its contractor, Bauer Foundation Corporation, as the auger of a giant drill rig turned up the first dirt to the cheers of spectators.
  • May

    Black visits Center Hill Dam Foundation Remediation Project

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (May 3, 2012) – U.S. Rep. Diane Black visited Center Hill Dam today to see firsthand the ongoing foundation remediation project and to receive updates from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District personnel overseeing the work.
  • April

    Soldiers take aim at recovery in Center Hill Lake wild turkey hunt

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (April 13, 2012) – A wild turkey hunt at Center Hill Lake today gave soldiers rehabilitating from war wounds the opportunity to put aside the stresses associated with the every-day grind of physical and mental therapy while recovering at Fort Campbell, Ky.
  • March

    Nashville District announces employee of the month for January 2012

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 19, 2012) – Lesslie Y. Williams, a budget technician in the Mid Cumberland Area office at Center Hill Lake in Lancaster, Tenn., is the Nashville District’s Employee of the Month for January 2012.
  • Exploratory drilling brings out benefits of partnership between districts

    SILVER POINT, Tenn. (March 14, 2012) – A drill rig crew from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District extracted core samples here today that are being closely examined by Nashville District geologists at Center Hill Lake near what is known as the Saddle Dam. However, the exploratory drilling is revealing more than just the condition of rock formations; it’s also bringing out the benefits of the two districts partnering together to explore the movement of water seepage through the karst geology in the area.
  • January

    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.”
  • September

    Volunteers spruce up Nashville District properties for National Public Lands Day

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (Sept. 26, 2011) — Hundreds of volunteers gathered at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District properties Sept. 24 to spruce up, repair, construct and refurbish public parks, forests, rivers, lakes, wetlands and cultural and historic sites.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awards Center Hill Dam barrier wall construction contract

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 22, 2011) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District announces today the award of a $106 million contract to Bauer Foundation Corporation to install a barrier wall at Center Hill Dam, which was officially awarded late yesterday.
  • July

    Natural resources chief garners prestigious award

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 12, 2011) – The chief of engineers recently announced that a Nashville District employee has garnered a prestigious award.
  • May

    Center Hill Lake highlighting National Safe Boating Week

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 12, 2011) – Memorial Day and boating season is fast approaching. With the warm weather, boaters are anxious about firing up the grill, setting up a tent with the family and getting out on the lake. Before launching a boat for the first time this season, take the time to check for all the required safety equipment, especially life jackets, and make sure all equipment is still in good condition.