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Chickamauga Lock to be Replaced

After years of political wrangling in Washington, money should soon become available to replace the crumbling Chickamauga lock on the Tennessee River at Chattanooga. The Senate this week passed a new funding formula for the Army Corps of Engineers. A … Continue reading

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Gate Failure at Chickamauga Lock

Commercial and recreational traffic up river to Knoxville will be snarled at Chattanooga for up to 3 weeks. Gate failure at the aging Chickamauga lock caused crews to close the river earlier this week. The Chattanooga Times-Free Press reports the … Continue reading

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Senator Alexander Pushes to Revive Work on Stalled Chickamauga Lock

Senator Lamar Alexander says he wants to jump start construction of a new Tennessee River lock at Chickamauga. The Maryville Republican says he plans to push an industry backed increase on fuel taxes charged to barge operators. Fresh revenue would … Continue reading

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