J. Percy Priest Lake photo with dam in foreground

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  • Officials highlight professional accreditation during National Engineers Week

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 20, 2024) – To celebrate National Engineers Week, officials highlighted the importance of achieving professional accreditation and recognized the newest licensed professionals during a recognition ceremony today in the hallway where their nameplates are now affixed on the “Registered Professional Personnel” board.
  • Construction of DoDEA 21st Century School taking shape at Fort Campbell

    A new 167,000 square-foot Department of Defense Education Activity middle school at Fort Campbell, Kentucky., is more than 70 percent complete with a majority of the 35 learning neighborhoods having
  • Marvels of Muskingum

    Scott Kraynak, the Environmental Compliance Coordinator for the Muskingum Area, wrote this amazing article discussing the importance of the work being done by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Old Hickory Lake Visitor Center phone number restored

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 14. 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that the Old Hickory Lake Visitor Center phone number has been restored from an extended outage after a tornado struck facilities and knocked down trees on the shoreline of the lake in December 2023.
  • Chicago District Celebrates Black History Month with "Who Am I?" Monologue Event

    Chicago District employees came out to celebrate Black History Month with a unique event. Members of the district prepared monologues of great contributors to our nation's history and allowed other members of the event to guess who they were. The event highlighted the contributions and importance of those we celebrate especially during this important time.
  • Assessing Atwood’s Spillway

    Engineers from USACE Huntington District had a site visit to Atwood Lake to assess any issues with the spillway and what work needs to be done to fix those issues.
  • Progress on Buffalo District FUSRAP projects highlighted in annual report

    Updates on progress being made by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District on the eight Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program projects in the region are highlighted in USACE’s recently released annual report. View the annual FUSRAP report: https://usace.contentdm.oclc.org/utils/getfile/collection/p16021coll11/id/6759
  • Civil engineer recognized as employee of the month for outreach efforts

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 8, 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has named Civil Engineer Sarah Rhoton its employee of the month for November 2023 for her public outreach efforts to showcase ongoing geotechnical ground remediation at Mountain Home National Cemetery with students in the Department of Geoscience at East Tennessee State University.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Awards Contract to Repair Vermilion Harbor West Pier

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District awarded a $6.3 million contract to Chicago-based Architectural Consulting Group, Ltd. on Jan. 30 for repairs to the Vermilion Harbor West Pier. Repairs to the pier are scheduled to take place this summer, and ensure the ongoing economic viability of the harbor, which generates an estimated $6.9 million in revenue for the local economy.
  • Small Business Industry Day set March 6 in Music City

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2024) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District and community partners are presenting the annual Procurement Opportunities Conference/Small Business Industry Day 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at the Avon Williams Campus of Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tennessee.
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