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  • December

    Suffolk, Norfolk District secure safe navigation in unique agreement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District began maintenance dredging of the Bennett’s Creek Federal Navigation channel in Suffolk, Va., today
  • Bluestone Dam Final Anchor Ribbon Cutting

    A ceremony to celebrate the installation of the final anchors in the Bluestone Dam on the New River at Hinton, W.Va., took place Dec. 7, 2018. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its Phase 4 contractor are finalizing the installation of 278 high strength steel strand anchors in the spillway and non-overflow monoliths. Nearly 500 total anchors have been installed to date, which help increase the dam’s flood storage capacity. This represents a significant investment to an important piece of West Virginia infrastructure which helps reduce flood hazards to the entire New and Kanawha River valleys, all the way through Charleston and to the Point Pleasant and beyond on the Ohio River. To date, Bluestone Dam has helped reduced flood damages in excess of $5 billion
  • Anderson named employee of the month for October 2018

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 6, 2018) – Johanna Anderson, assistant district counsel at the district office, is the Nashville District Employee of the Month for October 2018.
  • Middle Tennessee Youth Help Manage Deer Population on Public Land

    CARTHAGE, Tenn. (Dec. 4, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District staff at Cordell Hull Lake held the project’s annual youth deer hunt Dec. 1-2 at Defeated Creek and Tailwater Recreation Areas.
  • Leadership Development Program Level II class graduates

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 4, 2018) – A dozen personnel with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District graduated today from the second level of the Leadership Development Program during a ceremony at the Scarritt Bennett Center.