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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.
  • 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.
  • Updated Lake Cumberland Shoreline Management Plan released

    SOMERSET, Ky. (March 20, 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the release of the 2024 Lake Cumberland Shoreline Management Plan. This plan is a critical element to how the Corps manages more than 1,000 miles of shoreline created when Wolf Creek Dam impounded the waters of the Cumberland River, creating Lake Cumberland.
  • 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 23-30: 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.
  • 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.
  • NR 23-13: Kendall Recreation Area closure extended into August 2023

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (May 2, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that Kendall Campground and Day Use Area, to include its boat ramp and roadway along the riverside campground, will remain closed into August 2023 as repairs continue to rehabilitate flood damage sustained in February 2019.
  • NR 23-03: Wolf Creek Dam oxygen diffuser project underway

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 9, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is executing 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.
  • NR 22-25: Portion of Kendall Recreation Area closing for erosion control project

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Oct. 20, 2022) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that portions of Kendall Campground and Day Use Area, to include its boat ramp and roadway along the riverside campground, are closing for repairs Oct. 24, 2022, through early April 2023 to rehabilitate flood damage sustained in February 2019.
  • NR 22-22: Contract awarded for Wolf Creek Dam Spillway Gates Replacement Project

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 29, 2022) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District awarded a $109,450,000 contract yesterday to American Bridge Company for the Wolf Creek Dam Spillway Gates Replacement Project. The project is fully funded by the Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2022.
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