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  • 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.
  • Contracting Division obligates ‘team’ approach to close out fiscal year

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 15, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is working to obligate appropriated funds as fiscal year 2023 ends. The Contracting Division is obligating its usual “team” approach to award contracts for operations, maintenance, and construction projects by the end of September.
  • Cox garners division’s Operations and Maintenance ‘Castle Award’

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 18, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division recently recognized a Nashville District work leader as the recipient of its prestigious Operations and Maintenance Castle Award.
  • Lock operator returns home to Guam to support Typhoon Mawar recovery

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Aug. 11, 2023) – Old Hickory Lock Operator Anthony Certeza recently deployed to Guam in the aftermath of Typhoon Mawar, which devastated his native island in late May. He performed home inspections and literally assisted his own parents who lost power and needed his help.
  • IWUB checks on progress of Kentucky Lock Addition Project

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (July 21, 2023) – The Inland Waterways Users Board checked on the progress of the Kentucky Lock Addition Project this week as part of its visit to the region for a board meeting in nearby Paducah, Kentucky.
  • Park rangers respond to drownings by promoting water safety

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 29, 2023) – Park rangers in Tennessee and Kentucky are stepping up efforts to promote water safety in lieu of 10 tragic drownings already this recreation season at Corps lakes in the Cumberland River Basin.
  • Green becomes 68th commander of Nashville District

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 16, 2023) – Lt. Col. Robert W. Green took command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District today during a change of command ceremony at the Tennessee National Guard Armory. He becomes the 68th commander of the “twin rivers” district, commonly referred to as the jewel of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division.
  • Critical design achievement keeps flood risk management project on track

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 13, 2023) – Civil Engineer Brandon Whitley recently made a critical design update that resulted in keeping the Mouse Creek Flood Risk Management Project on track in Cleveland, Tennessee. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recognized his achievement by selecting him as employee of the month for April 2023.