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House bill should revive work at Chickamauga lock next year Apr 25, 2015 - Chattanooga Times/Free Press ...lock at the Chickamauga Dam more than a decade ago by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the federal agency that took over operation of the lock from the Tennessee Valley Authority in the 1980s. But the funding source for the lock, the Inland Waterways Trust Fund, ran short of funds to sustain the project when rebuilding and expanding the Olmsted lock and dam on the Ohio River turned into a $3 billion project and absorbed most of the available funds. Congress, until last year, also was...
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