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  • November

    Nashville District reaches women-owned small business milestone

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 8, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District exceeded its goal of two percent of all contractible actions for women-owned small businesses in fiscal year 2013.
  • 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.
  • August

    Work crews reach million-hour safety milestone at Wolf Creek Dam

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Aug. 17, 2012) – Construction crews at the Wolf Creek Dam Foundation Remediation Project reached a lofty safety milestone today when the men and women installing a concrete barrier wall deep into the dam’s embankment reached 550 days and one million work-hours on the job without a lost-time accident.
  • July

    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.
  • February

    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.
  • November

    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.