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Bell Road over Percy Priest dam to be closed periodically over summer


Date: 6/5/2019 3:46:00 AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) —Bell Road will be closed over the J. Percy Priest Lake Dam intermittently over the next two months for construction. The US Army Corps of Engineers, which controls the dam

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Officials identify man killed in Thursday night boat crash on Percy Priest Lake, 2 others injured

The Tennessean

Date: 5/31/2019 6:25:00 PM

Officials identify man killed in Thursday night boat crash on Percy Priest Lake, 2 others injured One person was killed and another injured at Percy Priest Lake after a boat crash on Thursday. Check

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Victim identified in late-night Percy Priest boat collision


Date: 5/31/2019 2:18:00 PM

Right now,one man is in critical condition and another is dead after a boat crash last night on Percy Priest Lake near the Hobson Pike Bridge. Family members of Jonathan Skemp tell me he and his

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Lake accident injures Spring Hill man, kills another boater

Daily Herald

Date: 5/31/2019 1:11:00 PM

Two recreational fishing vessels — one driven by a Spring Hill man — collided on J Percy Priest Lake near the Hobson Pike Bridge around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said

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Percy Priest Lake Boating Accident Results In Fatality

Date: 5/31/2019 6:50:00 AM

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency responded to a call of a boat collision on Thursday around 9:45 p. m. The accident occurred near the Hobson Pike Bridge on Percy Priest Lake. Upon arrival

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• River: Stones River
• Length: 213 Miles
• Surface Area: 14,200 Acres
• Volume: 202,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 892 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 29 Feet
Percy Priest Lake is a reservoir in north central Tennessee. It is formed by J. Percy Priest Dam, located about 10 miles east of downtown Nashville. The lake and dam are named for Congressman Percy Priest.The dam project was first authorized by an act of Congress approved on July 2, 1958. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project was completed in 1967.

The Natural Resource Management Office maintains three campgrounds, eleven day-use/picnic areas, and twelve boat launching ramps. There are also six marinas located on the lake.
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