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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  • March

    Lock operators work super safely near mega construction projects

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 8, 2023) – Operators at navigation locks could easily wear capes for the super work they do to ensure the safety of the public, not to mention employees that maintain these projects in the Cumberland and Tennessee River systems. At Kentucky Lock in Grand Rivers, Kentucky, and Chickamauga Lock in Chattanooga, Tennessee, ongoing mega construction projects to build larger new locks pose additional hazards for these vigilant protectors of people and resources.
  • February

    Emergency Management in business of preparedness

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 16, 2023) – When natural disasters and emergencies strike, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District stands ready to join an immediate response to help people and communities recover.
  • Officials dedicate North Murfreesboro Greenway extension

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (Feb. 2, 2023) – Officials dedicated two additional miles of paved pedestrian trails along the North Murfreesboro Greenway Jan. 31, bringing the total to five miles of greenway space constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District for public recreation in the community.
  • 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.
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