DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER VISITORS' CENTER TO OPEN FOR SEASON
The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) announced today that the Dwight D. Eisenhower Visitors' Center, located at the U. S. Eisenhower Lock, will open on Friday, May 26, 2017 and remain open daily, including weekends, through Labor Day, September 4, 2017. The Visitors' Center hours of operation are from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily.
Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation Announces Pacesetter Award Winners for 2016 Navigation Season
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) today announced that six U.S. ports in the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System received the agency’s Robert J. Lewis Pacesetter Award for registering increases in international cargo tonnage shipped through their ports during the 2016 navigation season...
St. Lawrence Seaway Opens 59th Navigation Season
Washington - (March 20, 2017) The U.S. Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) joined with the Canadian St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation to mark the opening of the Seaway’s 59th navigation season today. The official opening ceremony of the binational waterway took place at the St. Lambert Lock in Montreal with Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau attending as honored guest and SLSMC President and CEO Terence Bowles and SLSDC Deputy Administrator Craig H. Middlebrook addressing the gathering...
The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation announced today that public access to its Visitors' Center at the U.S. Eisenhower Lock for the 2016 navigation season ends at 6:00 pm on Labor Day, September 5. From Monday, August 29 through September 5, the Center will be open from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and is free to the public. The Center has served as a major tourist attraction for North Country residents and tourists visiting the region since 1961. This year, nearly 60,000 visitors from 44 states and 22 countries entered the Center or stopped by the overlook to view ships from dozens of nations traversing the binational U.S.-Canadian waterway.
The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation's public access to its Visitors'
Center at the U.S. Eisenhower Lock for the 2016 navigation season ends at 6:00 pm on Labor Day,
September 5. From Monday, August 29 through September 5, the Center will be open from 10:00 am to
6:00 pm and is free to the public. Gift shop hours will be from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
The Seaway Visitors' Center at the Eisenhower Lock opens Friday, May 27, 2016 which provides tourists and ship watchers with an observation
deck where they can view commercial vessels and cruise ships from around the world as they transit the lock.
Guides are available to provide additional information to tourists. Hundreds of ships from all over the world
make thousands of transits through the St. Lawrence Seaway annually. They carry a wide variety of cargoes
including grains, iron ore, coal, steel, stone, steel slabs, and project cargoes.
Seaway Opens 58th Navigation Season Ice Free "Clear Sailing Ahead" as Seaway Opens Two Weeks Earlier.
Posted by Anthony Foxx
U.S. Secretary of Transportation
It is one of this Department's most special assets, and perhaps our most unsung. I'm talking about the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway system --particularly the U.S. locks I had the pleasure and privilege of visiting yesterday.
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