District Digest News Stories

Tag: concrete
  • October

    General lauds project manager for piloting Joint Risk Register

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 6, 2019) – The commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division lauded the project manager for the Chickamauga Lock Replacement Project this week for piloting a program called the “Joint Risk Register.”
  • November

    Agencies team up to reopen Chickamauga Lock

    HIXSON, Tenn. (Nov. 7, 2014) – Teamwork and a valuable dialogue between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and Tennessee Valley Authority led to a quick repair action that reopened Chickamauga Lock this week to commercial barges and recreational vessels moving up and down the Tennessee River.
  • April

    Officials say Lake Cumberland on the rise with barrier wall complete

    RUSSELL SPRINGS, Ky. (April 19, 2013) – During a completion ceremony today in the Russell Springs Auditorium and Natatorium, a live feed of the last concrete placement on the work platform at Wolf Creek Dam drew applause from dignitaries, stakeholders and citizens in attendance.
  • March

    Nashville District completes Wolf Creek Dam barrier wall

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (March 6, 2013) – Construction workers placed concrete for the last pile today, which completes the underground barrier wall and paves the way for raising the Lake Cumberland pool level. It is the last of 1,197 piles that are approximately four feet in diameter and extend 275 feet from near the top of the dam into bedrock below the foundation of the 4,000-foot long embankment of Wolf Creek Dam.
  • Dive team inspects Pickwick Lock ahead of dewatering

    COUNCE, Tenn. (March 5, 2013) – Divers and support personnel are doing a thorough underwater inspection of Pickwick Lock this week ahead of scheduled maintenance. The team is looking for signs of wear and tear and mapping its findings as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District prepares to empty water from the lock later this year.
  • January

    300-ton Chickamauga Lock approach wall beams being assembled at Watts Bar

    SPRING CITY, Tenn., (Jan. 31, 2013) – Precast concrete sections for 42 lock approach wall beams destined for the Chickamauga Lock Replacement Project were recently delivered by barge to Watts Bar where they will be assembled
  • 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.