The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is working to inspect and repair Chickamauga Lock at Tennessee River mile 471 in Chattanooga, Tenn. The 60-foot by 360-foot lock at the Tennessee Valley Authority dam is emptied about every five years so maintainers can fix components normally submerged under the water. The work began July 11 and the lock will reopen to commercial and recreation traffic Aug. 11, 2016. (USACE video by Leon Roberts)
Taken: 07.22.2016 | Video by Leon Roberts
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 21, 2016) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is committed to supporting science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs in partnership with local educators. Three Stratford STEM Magnet High School teachers recently participated in an externship at the Nashville District Headquarters and at Old Hickory Dam that will help them develop project-based curriculum and facilitate applied learning. Fred Copeland, capstone teacher; Lauren Guengerich, biology teacher; and Eric Bloom, social studies teacher; interacted with Nashville District water managers June 21 and learned how the Corps provides collaborative water resource engineering solutions, public infrastructure management, and...
07.26.2016 | NASHVILLE , TN, US | Story by Mark Rankin
Bill Walker, geologist and Scott Massa, geologist share information about instrumentation at the Old Hickory Lock and Dam in Hendersonville, Tenn., explains how water circulates at the dam and how it is managed to Stratford STEM High School teachers during an externship with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District July 21, 2016.
Taken: 07.21.2016 | Photo by Mark Rankin