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  • Flood data reveals USACE projects prevented $180 million in damages in Cumberland River Basin

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 21, 2024) – A preliminary analysis of data from the early May high-water event in middle Tennessee, conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District, has revealed that USACE projects reduced flood damage by an estimated $180 million.
  • Corps to temporarily close Bell Road over J. Percy Priest Dam for maintenance

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 17, 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces Bell Road across J. Percy Priest Dam is closing at 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2024, until 6 p.m. Friday, May 31, 2024, for routine maintenance activities.
  • Corps to begin construction for fish reefs on Monongahela River

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District is notifying the public that onsite work to build stone fish reefs on the Monongahela River near the borough of Elizabeth will begin Oct. 30. The work is the first of five segments of a $2.4 million contract to install the fish reefs between Monongahela River miles 21.3 and 33.5. The work will begin at river mile 33.5 in Pool 3, between Victory Hills and the city of Monongahela, and continue downstream to river mile 21.3 in Pool 2 near Clairton, Pennsylvania.
  • NR 23-35: Dale Hollow Dam Road closing for scheduled inspections

    CELINA, Tenn. (Sept. 11, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces Dale Hollow Dam Road is closing to all traffic across the dam beginning 8 a.m. Sept. 18 until 5 p.m. Sept. 21, 2023, for inspection of the bridge and roadway, and spillway gates and supporting structures.
  • NR 23-27: Friends of Cordell Hull Lake serve up ‘Dinner on the Dam’ fundraiser

    CARTHAGE, Tenn. (Aug 11, 2023) – Friends of Cordell Hull Lake and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District staff at Cordell Hull Lake are proud to announce the inaugural year of “Dinner On the Dam” fundraiser 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023.
  • NR 23-16: Reservoirs below summer pool elevations due to lack of rain

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 6, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District’s water managers report that two reservoirs in the Cumberland River Basin did not receive enough rain this spring to reach their traditional summer pool elevations.
  • Buckhorn, Carr Creek dams continue operating as designed, providing flood damage reduction

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District continues to monitor the dams at Buckhorn Lake, Buckhorn, Kentucky, and Carr Creek Lake, Sassafras, Kentucky, following severe flooding which occurred in eastern Kentucky. The Buckhorn and Carr Creek Dams on the Middle Fork and the North Fork, respectively, of the Kentucky River are currently storing water and providing a reduction to the flooding occurring downstream. The dams are structurally sound and operating as intended.
  • Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District Releases FY2021 Work Plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District released its Fiscal Year 2021 Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program, Jan. 19.
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