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

    National Park Service wastewater project underway

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 26, 2023) – A long overdue wastewater project is underway to provide a sanitary upgrade for the National Park Service Blue Heron Mine Area at the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area near Stearns, Kentucky.
  • Maintenance Support Team repairing slot at Watts Bar Lock

    DECATUR, Tenn. (Jan. 24, 2023) – The Nashville District’s Maintenance Support Team onboard the Motor Vessel Iroquois is repairing the needle-dam-girder beam slot on the downstream end of Watts Bar Lock on the Tennessee River.
  • Wolf Creek Dam provides enormous flood risk management benefits

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Jan. 13, 2023) – When the Cumberland River Basin in southeastern Kentucky experiences storms and waters rise, Wolf Creek Dam on the Cumberland River provides enormous flood risk management benefits.
  • Boaters encouraged to visit Corps of Engineers booth at Nashville Boat Show

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 6, 2023) – Boaters are invited to visit booth 002 at the Nashville Boat Show in Music City Center to meet with park rangers who are familiar with Corps of Engineers lakes, dams, locks, recreation areas and campgrounds in the Cumberland River Basin.
  • December

    Brothers build careers on parents’ employment legacies

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 23, 2022) – The Lee brothers are trailblazing dual careers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District. But they are also building on the employment legacies of their parents, who both retired honorably and set an endearing example of service for their sons.
  • Family navigates employment enjoyment with Corps of Engineers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 14, 2022) – There are more than 700 employees that support missions at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District. Some of them work alongside family members or are following in the footsteps of their parents because they get job satisfaction from supporting projects that are meaningful and important to the region and nation.
  • November

    Leadership works on ‘building a stronger’ Corps of Engineers

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 8, 2022) – The commanding general, division and center commanders, district engineers, and Senior Executive Service leadership recently met in Music City to work on “building a stronger” Corps of Engineers during an Executive Governance Meeting.
  • Partnerships are building blocks for success in the Nashville District

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 4, 2022) – Partnerships are the building blocks for success when it comes to construction projects, operation and maintenance of hundreds of recreation areas and facilities, and even the management of dams that generate hydroelectricity and provide water resources that support navigation in the nation’s inland waterway system.
  • October

    Groups navigate Fort Loudoun Lock to learn locking process

    LENOIR CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 3, 2022) – Several local groups recently navigated Fort Loudoun Lock to see the lock chamber and learn about the locking process.
  • September

    Commander emphasizes to graduates that leadership is a team sport

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 15, 2022) – A dozen employees with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District graduated yesterday from the second level of the Leadership Development Program during a ceremony at the district headquarters.
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