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Barkley Dam will not reduce discharges as anticipated today
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District will not be reducing discharges at Barkley Dam today on the Cumberland River in Grand Rivers, Kentucky, as previously announced. The Louisville District reports that the wicket gates at Dam 52 on the Ohio River in Brookport, Illinois, were installed yesterday and navigation is expected to resume at Lock 52 this evening. Caleb Skinner, lockmaster at Barkley Lock at Cumberland River mile 30.6, a Nashville District project, and Kentucky Lock at Tennessee River mile 22.4, a Tennessee Valley Authority project, reports that the Nashville District resumed normal operations at both locks yesterday afternoon.