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  • NR 12-046: Nashville District announces plans to tighten restrictions around Corps Dams

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is finalizing plans to implement 24/7 restricted waterborne access to hazardous waters immediately upstream and downstream of all Corps-owned locks and dams, flood control dams and multipurpose dams on the Cumberland River and its adjoining tributaries. This action moves the Nashville District into full compliance with Corps regulations.
  • Public information meetings for Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will host three public information meetings Nov. 13-15 to discuss the refinements to the preferred alternative for the Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project, as stated in the final environmental impact statement (EIS). These refinements are designed to reduce, to the maximum extent practicable, potential environmental impacts associated with implementing the selected alternative.
  • Army engineers ready to respond to Hurricane Sandy impacts

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division is taking action in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy’s landfall to monitor storm activity, minimize flood damage, and prepare its staff to respond to local and regional emergency orders.
  • Montgomery Point Lock and Dam ensures system available during low-water conditions

    by Little Rock District Public Affairs Montgomery Point Lock and Dam Ensures System Available During Low-Water Conditions LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- During this year’s unseasonably dry summer the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System functioned as designed ensuring a 9-foot channel for barge traffic moving through the system. Because water levels on the Mississippi River dropped so low the crest gates at Montgomery Point Lock were used this summer for the first time since 2008.
  • A first for MKARNS lock:Chouteau Lock gets new pintal ball

    by Sara Goodeyon Tulsa District Public Affairs TULSA, Okla. -- Work involving the repair of a major component of a lock along the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System was recently completed ahead of schedule by the Tulsa District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The work involved the removal and replacement of a pintal ball at Lock 17 at Chouteau, Okla., This was the first time such a repair has been performed to a lock on the MKARNS. The entire lock was emptied of water, an operation referred to as "dewatering," so that the dam gate could be lifted for the removal of the pintal.

    BRANSON, Mo. – Highway 165/265 between Table Rock Lake’s dam and spillway will be reduced to one lane weekdays beginning Wednesday, Sept. 26 and ending on Monday, Nov. 5 to repair and seal the road surface across the dam. The lane will be reopened at 4:30 p.m. each Friday and will close each Monday at 7 a.m. until the repairs are completed.
  • NR 12-030: Corps offers tours of Old Hickory Navigation Lock

    OLD HICKORY, Tenn. (Aug. 9, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is offering the public free guided tours of the Old Hickory Navigation Lock. These are the first public tours of the lock since visitation was restricted after Sept. 11, 2001.
  • NR 12-014: Nashville District cautions boaters in low-water conditions

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 23, 2012) – With Memorial Day weekend fast approaching and an anticipated increase in traffic on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District lakes, boaters are urged to be cautious in low-water conditions at Lake Barkley, Center Hill and J. Percy Priest Lakes.

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