Contractors working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District install a 23-foot-tall concrete shaft enclosure weighing approximately 120,000 pounds as part of the guard wall at the Monongahela River Locks and Dam 4 in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, Nov. 16, 2023.

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  • January

    Nashville District begins extensive recovery in wake of Old Hickory tornado

    HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 25, 2024) – In the wake of a tornado last month that skirted Old Hickory Dam, an extensive recovery is underway to restore communications and rebuild after the twister walloped indiscriminately with its 125 mph winds.
  • October

    Commander announces trio of outstanding employees of the month

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 27, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District commander recently announced a trio of outstanding employees of the month, recognizing their positive impact to the organization and projects.
  • Employees share career crafts with students for Tennessee STEAM Festival

    ANTIOCH, Tenn. (Oct. 24, 2023) – Corps of Engineers employees representing a variety of career fields shared their crafts with students at Antioch Middle School last week during a sanctioned Tennessee STEAM Festival event. Hundreds of sixth, seventh and eighth graders observed demonstrations and presentations and took notes on the many opportunities to pursue careers that require studies focused on science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics.
  • USACE lauds Kentucky Lock Addition Project contractor for safety milestone

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (Oct. 23, 2023) – Thalle Construction Company celebrated reaching 500,000 labor hours without a lost time accident in constructing a larger navigation lock on the Tennessee River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recognized the remarkable milestone last week and thanked construction workers for their role in delivering a project of national significance.
  • Nashville District showcases projects to Army’s assistant secretary for Civil Works

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 16, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District showcased two of its mega construction projects on the Tennessee River and its hydropower rehabilitation efforts at Barkley Dam on the Cumberland River last week to the assistant secretary of the Army for Civil Works.
  • Communities celebrate Cordell Hull Dam’s 50th Anniversary

    ELMWOOD, Tenn. (Oct. 10, 2023) – Local communities, residents and officials celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Cordell Hull Dam Oct. 7 by paying tribute to residents that were displaced, featuring historical aspects of the dam’s construction, and noting the benefits that were realized for future generations when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers impounded the lake.
  • Communities celebrate Cordell Hull Dam’s 50th Anniversary

    ELMWOOD, Tenn. (Oct. 10, 2023) – Local communities, residents and officials celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Cordell Hull Dam Oct. 7 by paying tribute to residents that were displaced, featuring historical aspects of the dam’s construction, and noting the benefits that were realized for future generations when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers impounded the lake.
  • September

    Chickamauga’s upstream approach wall piers get solid start

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Sept. 27, 2023) – The Upstream Approach Walls for the Chickamauga Lock Replacement Project got a solid start when work crews placed 148 cubic yards of tremie concrete Sept. 20 into the drilled shaft on the bottom of the Tennessee River.
  • Commander praises employees for capitalizing on leadership development

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 19, 2023) – Eighteen employees with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District graduated Sept. 13 from the first level of the Leadership Development Program during a ceremony at the Scarritt Bennett Center.
  • Division recognizes Flatt with ‘Ron Keeling Civil Works Programming Excellence Award’

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 18, 2023) – A program manager in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is being lauded by the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division for her work that led to $376 million in Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriation Act funding to replace the spillway gates and associated equipment at Wolf Creek Dam in Jamestown, Kentucky, and Center Hill Dam in Lancaster, Tennessee.
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