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  • Peak water levels at Corps of Engineers projects in the Cumberland River Basin expected today and tomorrow

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 9, 2024) – After heavy rains blanketed middle Tennessee Wednesday night and into Thursday morning, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has continued to monitor water levels at our Cumberland River Basin facilities. Several peak stages are expected this evening, with others to follow on Friday. USACE locks and dams throughout the basin are performing as designed and none are at risk of failure.
  • Cordell Hull Dam Right Bank Tailwater Recreation Area reopens

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 9, 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the area below Cordell Hull Dam known as the Right Bank Tailwater Recreation Area has reopened to the public following construction work recently completed to stabilize the rock bluff below the dam.
  • Corps of Engineers monitoring Cumberland water levels due to heavy rain

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 8, 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is monitoring current and forecasted Cumberland River Basin conditions and making operational water management adjustments as necessary.
  • USACE announces roadway impacts crossing Wolf Creek Dam

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 6, 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces roadway impacts are expected crossing Wolf Creek Dam on Highway 127 when the Wolf Creek Dam Spillway Gates Replacement Project gets underway in mid-June.
  • NR 23-40: Corps reminds public of brief drawdown of Old Hickory Lake

    HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 25, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District reminds the public of a previously announced brief drawdown of Old Hickory Lake from late October through late November to assess the condition of the shoreline adjacent to Corps operated recreation areas, as well as perform maintenance in recreation areas.
  • NR 23-39: Cordell Hull Dam Right Bank Tailwater Recreation Area closing

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the area below Cordell Hull Dam known as the Right Bank Tailwater Recreation Area is closing today for 90 days while construction work is underway to stabilize the rock bluff below the dam.
  • NR 23-37: Public invited to Cordell Hull Dam’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 25, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public to attend Cordell Hull Dam’s 50th Anniversary Celebration 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023, at the dam.
  • NR 23-33: Kendall Recreation Area Boat Ramp set to reopen

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 5, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces construction at Kendall Campground and Day Use Area, including its boat ramp and roadway along the riverside campground, is nearing completion. These areas are expected to re-open by the end of September 2023.
  • NR 23-31: Comment Period extended for Center Hill Water Control Manual Environmental Assessment

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 23, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has extended the comment period for the draft Environmental Assessment and unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact for the revision of the 1998 Center Hill Dam and Reservoir Water Control Manual. Comments will be accepted until September 15, 2023.
  • NR 23-30: Wolf Creek Dam oxygen diffuser project contract awarded

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 17, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces a base contract award to Brasfield & Gorrie, L.L.C., of $16.8M for the Dissolved Oxygen facility. This is a sustainability project funded by the Section 212 Program to install an upstream diffuser system at Wolf Creek Dam on the Cumberland River in Jamestown, Kentucky.
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