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  • April

    Concrete placement rolling along at Center Hill’s auxiliary saddle dam

    LANCASTER, Tenn. (April 18, 2019) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently began placing “roller-compacted concrete” to build a reinforcing berm downstream of Center Hill’s auxiliary dam. This construction is the final major risk-reduction contract in the ongoing Center Hill Dam Safety Rehabilitation Project.
  • November

    Next construction phase gets rolling at Center Hill’s auxiliary dam

    SILVER POINT, Tenn. (Nov. 30, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and contractor Thalle Construction Company are moving towards the conclusion of the Center Hill Dam Safety Rehabilitation Project.
  • October

    Community commemorates, dedicates Dale Hollow Dam on 75th Anniversary

    CELINA, Tenn. (Oct. 19, 2018) – As a heavy fog lifted over Dale Hollow Dam and Reservoir during the 75th Anniversary Commemoration this morning, members of the community and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials brought into clear focus how communities, homes and farmlands were given up in the early 1940s to make way for the reservoir, and more than a thousand men worked day and night to construct the dam. A few even lost their lives supporting an expedited construction program.
  • November

    Corps, cities of Bristol celebrate completion of flood risk reduction project

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (Nov. 9, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District joined the cities of Bristol, Virginia and Tennessee along with the Tennessee Valley Authority to celebrate the completion of the Beaver Creek Flood Reduction Project during a ceremony today at Jerry Good pasture Plaza in Bristol, Tenn.
  • July

    Corps Engineers from Philadelphia District rappel, inspect Wolf Creek Dam

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (July 25, 2013) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Special Rope Access Climb Team is one of three specialized inspection teams USACE uses for inspection purposes that travels to a variety of locations offering districts specific support tailored to the project needs. The team recently rapelled and lowered themselves 200 feet onton large spillway hydraulic radial gates at the Corps' Wolf Creek Dam, in Jamestown, Ky., July 24 to inspect 10 tainter gates for signs of corrosion or structural damage.
  • February

    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.