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Media Advisory - April 14, 2021 (SEAWAY VISITORS' CENTER TO REMAIN CLOSED)

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Contact:  Josef Walker

Telephone: (315) 764-321

Email:  Josef.Walker@dot.gov

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release

SEAWAY VISITORS' CENTER TO REMAIN CLOSED

The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (GLS) is announcing that the Dwight D. Eisenhower Visitors' Center, located at the U.S. Eisenhower Lock in Massena, NY, will remain closed to the public until further notice.  In the past, the facility has typically opened on Memorial Day weekend.

A north overlook parking lot near the Eisenhower Lock is always available for visitors to view ships.  The address of the north overlook is 190 B Barnhart Island Rd., Massena, NY 13662.

There are several ways to obtain up-to-date information on estimated vessel transit times:

  • Call (315) 769-2422 for a voice recording of that day’s projected lockage schedule.
  • Additional information is on the Great Lakes-Seaway binational website at

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SEAWAY VISITORS' CENTER TO REMAIN CLOSED