Old Hickory Dam (Old Hickory Lake)

Field Descriptions

Dam Name: Old Hickory Dam
Other Name: OLD HICKORY LAKE
Former Name: NONE
NID ID: TN03702
Longitude: -86.61167
Latitude: 36.2949
County: DAVIDSON
River: CUMBERLAND RIVER
State: TN
Nearest City: NASHVILLE
Distance: 24.00 miles
Owner Name: CELRN
Owner Type: Federal
Dam Designer: CELRN
Private Dam? No
Dam Type: Concrete
Core: Earth (Type)
Foundation: R
Purposes: Hydroelectric
Year Completed: 1954
Dam Length: 3750 feet
Structural Height: 98 feet
Hydraulic Height: 83 feet
Maximum Discharge: 236000 cu ft/sec
Maximum Storage: 545000 acre-feet
Normal Storage: 420000 acre-feet
Surface Area: 22500 acres
Drainage Area: 11674 square miles
Hazard Potential: High
Emergency Action Plan? Yes
Inspection Date: 2008-04-16
Inspection Frequency: 5
State Regulated Dam? No
State Regulating Agency: NONE
Spillway Type: Controlled
Spillway Width: 270 feet
Volume of Dam: 791000 cubic yards
Number of Locks: 1
Length of Locks: 400 feet
Lock Width: 84 feet
Federal Funding Agency: OLD HICKORY LAKE
Federal Design Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Construction Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Regulatory Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Inspection Agency: CE
Federal Operating Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Federal Owner (Agency): Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Other Federal Agencies: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Source Agency: Department of Defense;
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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