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  • NR 14-011: Closure of Bell Road scheduled at J. Percy Priest Dam

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 15, 2014) – Bell Road is closing at J. Percy Priest Dam from 7 a.m. Monday through 5 p.m. Friday between June 2 and July 11 while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District replaces the spillway gate chains and performs routine maintenance, which is required every five years. The roadway will be open on weekends over the duration of the work.
  • NR 14-010: Corps invites the public to tour Old Hickory Lock and Dam

    OLD HICKORY, Tenn. (May 8, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Old Hickory Lake is now accepting registration applications for the Saturday, May 17, lock and dam tour beginning at 11 a.m. at the Old Hickory Lock parking area. Free to the public and approximately 75 minutes in length, the guided tour will give registered participants an opportunity to not only view the facilities, but also learn about the lake’s history and important role the navigational lock and powerhouse facilities play with the cities and towns along the Cumberland River.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deputy commander promoted to rank of lieutenant colonel

    Lt. Col. Mark R. Himes was promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel in a ceremony conducted April 4.
  • Raystown Lake announces access roads openings, hunting stand rules

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake will open select access roads to accommodate various upcoming hunting seasons. Unannounced closures of gated roads are possible due to weather, road conditions or special activities such as logging operations.
  • Army Corps’ schedules maintenance drawdown at Raystown Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake plans to conduct a drawdown of Raystown Lake beginning October 15 for scheduled maintenance repairs. The actual start and end dates of the drawdown could change pending weather and lake conditions.
  • NR-040: Nashville District provides info on how government shutdown is affecting operations

    The Nashville District is in the process of conducting an orderly shutdown because of a lack of appropriations. The district will reduce its manpower over time to essential personnel only. These essential personnel will continue to support critical Corps of Engineers missions such as dam safety, hydropower, and operation of the navigation locks on both the Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers. The Corps is funded through multiple-year funding, which is enabling the Nashville District to conduct limited operations and construction through the course of the government shutdown. As the lapse in appropriations continues, we will have more employees furloughed over time, but will maintain our mission essential personnel to ensure the operation and protection of corps facilities and property.
  • Small business receives last contract for geothermal technology under MATOC

    The MATOC involves third-party financed renewable energy acquisitions and involves no Army capital or Military Construction appropriation. The Army only purchases the power from contractors who own, operate or maintain the generating assets.
  • NR 13-018: Corps now accepting registration applications for Old Hickory Lock, Dam tours

    OLD HICKORY, Tenn. (June 4, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District at Old Hickory Lake is now accepting registration applications for the Saturday, June 29 open house tours beginning at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. at Old Hickory Lock and Dam. Free to the public and approximately 60 minutes in length, the guided tours will allow guests to have an up close view of Old Hickory Lake’s Navigation Lock and Powerhouse facilities.
  • NR 13-017: Old Hickory Lake opens its doors to tours of Old Hickory Lock, Dam

    OLD HICKORY, Tenn. (May 15, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Old Hickory Lake is offering free guided public tours of the Old Hickory Lake’s Navigation Lock and Powerhouse 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Saturday May 25, June 29, July 20, Aug. 10 and Aug. 25. The tours are approximately one hour in length.
  • NR 13-014: Nashville District managing Cumberland after April 27 rain event

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (April 28, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District Water Management staff is responding to the effects of heavy rainfall in areas of the lower Cumberland River Basin and managing the release of water from dams throughout the Cumberland Basin.

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