Louisville Engineer District Closes McAlpine North Lock For Repairs Louisville Engineer District Closes McAlpine North Lock For Repairs
Louisville Engineer District Closes McAlpine North Lock For Repairs

Cranes lifted miter gate leaves high in the air as a five-month closure of the north lock chamber got underway recently at McAlpine Locks and Dam in Louisville. The 1,200-foot… Read More

Packet To Gunboat

April 17, 2019

Built at New Albany, Ind., in 1861, the wooden-hulled packet Louisville measured 220 feet in length by 38 feet in width. Five boilers suppled steam to engines (recycled from the… Read More

The Louisville Engineer District announced April 11 that Corps natural resources managers and other personnel will be conducting prescribed burns at McAlpine Locks and Dam for the remainder of April. Read More

A brief lowering of high water allowed salvage teams to retrieve the sixth of nine sunken barges at McAlpine Dam before the water rose again, suspending operations. The barges were… Read More

Nine Barges Hit McAlpine Dam

December 27, 2018

The Coast Guard, Corps of Engineers and Tennessee Valley Towing (TVT) are continuing their response to a bridge allision that occurred the evening of December 25 in Louisville, Ky. The… Read More