ADVISORY: Fleischmann to Tour Construction of New Chickamauga Lock

April 18, 2016
Press Release

Washington, D.C.— On Monday, April 25, 2016 Congressman Chuck Fleischmann will visit with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials for an update and to observe the restart of work on Chickamauga Dam’s new lock.  As a House Appropriator, Fleischmann has worked tirelessly to ensure that this project would receive the nearly $30 million needed for fiscal year 2016.  Construction on the new lock provides relief for many worried about the condition of the current lock, which was built in the 1930s.

Date: Monday, April 25, 2016

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Location: Chickamauga Lock Resident Engineer Office
5518 Trailhead Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37415

Participants: Congressman Chuck Fleischmann and Lt. Col. Stephen Murphy                 

Media Availability: There will be the opportunity to film and take photos of the project site.  Also, media will be able to ask questions at the conclusion of the event.

Important Note: All persons with the media must RSVP to Maria Dill at and Lee Roberts at no later than Wednesday, April 20, 2016 in order to get the required background checks for the event.