Tag: Corps of Engineers
  • Corps of Engineers urges caution during potentially stormy Memorial Day weekend

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 24, 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is monitoring forecasted weather conditions at USACE dam and recreation sites along the Cumberland River system and urges local residents to practice water safety during outdoor activity over the weekend.
  • USACE reopens Rockland Recreation Area launch ramp in time for summer recreation season

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 22, 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is pleased to announce the full restoration and reopening of the Rockland Recreation Area launch ramp at Old Hickory Lake, marking a significant milestone in recovery efforts following the closure caused by an EF3 tornado Dec. 9, 2023.
  • 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.
  • Corps of Engineers reminds visitors to practice water safety

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 20, 2024) – As millions of Americans plan visits to lakes and rivers throughout the Cumberland River Basin this summer, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District reminds visitors of the importance of practicing safety around open water.
  • Corps to temporarily close Bell Road over J. Percy Priest Dam for maintenance

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 17, 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces Bell Road across J. Percy Priest Dam is closing at 6 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2024, until 6 p.m. Friday, May 31, 2024, for routine maintenance activities.
  • USACE contractor prioritizes people with Kentucky Lock safety milestone

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 16, 2024) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District in partnership with project contractor, Thalle Construction, surpassed one million man-hours without a lost time accident on the Kentucky Lock Addition project May 3, 2024.
  • Corps of Engineers increase Center Hill Dam water releases

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 16, 2024) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has increased controlled spillway gate water release operations for Center Hill Dam in Lancaster, Tennessee.
  • Blasting and drilling to begin soon at the Kilohana temporary housing site

    KIHEI, Hawai‘i – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractors will begin heavy construction
  • USACE Work Plan Boosts Lakes Erie and Ontario Navigation by $17.6 Million

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District received a total of $17.6 million in the Fiscal Year 2024 Work Plan for Army Civil Works to bolster navigation and structures across lakes Erie and Ontario. The total FY24 budget, to include the Conferenced Budget and Work Plan, exceeds $226.2 million, paving the way for significant environmental, navigation, and civil works improvements across the Buffalo District area of responsibility.
  • Leaders are learners at the USACE Nashville District

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 10, 2024) – On your way to the Smyrna, Tennessee National Guard Base, you’ll pass the Capt. Jeff Kuss USMC Memorial. The instantly recognizable monument is an actual Blue Angels F/A-18C Hornet in full regalia, tail number six --- the same number Kuss was flying on June 2, 2016, when a tragic in-flight accident cost him his life while preparing for the Great Tennessee Airshow.