Public Notices

Navigation Notice LRN 22-09: Transmission Tower Repair Tennessee River Mile 72.5 - No Wake Zone

Nashville District Technical Support Branch
Published March 24, 2022

Beginning on 4 April 2022 and lasting approximately 8-9 months, TVA will be repairing steel legs on three transmission towers on the Tennessee River at mile 72.5. Dive operations will take place, with up to 8 divers in the water at a time. TVA Police will have a patrol boat in place during these operations. The work schedule is Monday-Saturday from 0700-1800 CST. There will be 2 barges/platforms (60x140 ft.) spudded down around the towers. The M/V Red Wagner will be the towboat onsite and will be monitoring marine channels 13 and 16 with the working channel being 81.

*Request ALL vessels provide a no wake zone for the safety of the personnel and equipment in the vicinity of the provided work area.*

For additional information, please reach out to Shane Carmen (TVA) 256-314-7840