Tag: Kentucky
  • Workshop equips park rangers with tools of the trade

    PADUCAH, Ky. (March 11, 2024) – Corps of Engineers officials equipped park rangers throughout the Cumberland River Basin with the tools of the trade during a workshop March 5-7 at the West Kentucky Community and Technical College Emerging Technology Center in Paducah, Kentucky.
  • Green River Dam No. 5 removal work to resume in Summer 2024

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Louisville District, in partnership with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC), plans to resume work on the removal of the Green River Lock and Dam No. 5 on the Green River in Kentucky. Demolition efforts are scheduled to resume as early as May/June 2024, depending on appropriate river levels.
  • All signs point to Lake Cumberland

    SOMERSET, Ky. (Jan. 17, 2024) – In 1969, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District produced a pamphlet titled “A Vacation Paradise…Lake Cumberland.” Back in those days, there were no smartphones, or portable computers, and Google had not been invented. In fact, the first GPS satellite was not launched until 1978. How in the world did thousands and thousands of visitors find their way to the shores of Lake Cumberland? They followed the signs.
  • USACE lauds Kentucky Lock Addition Project contractor for safety milestone

    GRAND RIVERS, Ky. (Oct. 23, 2023) – Thalle Construction Company celebrated reaching 500,000 labor hours without a lost time accident in constructing a larger navigation lock on the Tennessee River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District recognized the remarkable milestone last week and thanked construction workers for their role in delivering a project of national significance.
  • Nashville District showcases projects to Army’s assistant secretary for Civil Works

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 16, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District showcased two of its mega construction projects on the Tennessee River and its hydropower rehabilitation efforts at Barkley Dam on the Cumberland River last week to the assistant secretary of the Army for Civil Works.
  • NR 23-34: Public invited to participate in Lake Cumberland Fall Cleanup for National Public Lands Day

    SOMERSET, Ky. (Sept. 11, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District invites the public to participate in the Lake Cumberland Fall Lake Cleanup Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023, for National Public Lands Day.
  • NR 23-24: Lake Cumberland’s Lakeview Boat Ramp, parking lot closed

    SOMERSET, Ky. (July 26, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces the temporary closure of the Lakeview Boat Ramp and parking lot at Lake Cumberland until further notice.
  • NR 23-23: Laurel River Lake Picnic Area closed rest of 2023 season

    LONDON, Ky. (July 26, 2023) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District announces that the Laurel River Dam Picnic Area will remain closed for the 2023 season.
  • NR 23-22: Cornbread Festival returns to Lake Cumberland’s Mill Springs Mill

    MONTICELLO, Ky. (July 24, 2023) – The Lake Cumberland Resource Manager’s Office is thrilled to announce the return of the Cornbread Festival at Mill Springs Mill, a historic landmark in the heart of Lake Cumberland.
  • 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.