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Media Advisory - Seaway Visitors' Center Opens May 25, 2018

SEAWAY VISITORS' CENTER OPENS May 25, 2018

The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) is announcing that today the Dwight D. Eisenhower Visitors' Center, located at the U. S. Eisenhower Lock, will open to the public and remain open daily, including weekends, through Labor Day, September 3, 2018. The Visitors' Center hours of operation are from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily.

Opening of the 2018 Navigation Season Announced

Seaway Notice No. 1 - 2018

Opening of the 2018 Navigation Season and Maximum Allowable Drafts
The opening of the 2018 navigation season is scheduled to take place on the following dates and times:

  • Welland Canal: March 29, 2018 (0800 hours D.S.T.)
  • Montreal/Lake Ontario Section: March 29, 2019 (0800 hours D.S.T.)

Vessel transits will be subject to weather and ice conditions. Restrictions may apply in some areas until lighted navigation aids have been installed.

SLSDC Asset Renewal Program (ARP) Report to U.S. Congress (September 2016)

As directed in the Senate Report (S. Rept. 114-243) of S. 2844 (Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017), the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC or Corporation) is providing an annual report to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees on the status of its infrastructure Asset Renewal Program (ARP). Annual reports are expected to be sent to the Committees over the life of the program.

SLSDC Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Report

In accordance with the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990 and the Comptroller General's Government Auditing Standards, the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) annually presents a management report and financial audit of the organization. The Fiscal Year 2016 (October 1, 2015 - September 30, 2016) audit represents the SLSDC's 53rd consecutive clean audit, serving as a model for superior financial management within the U.S. federal government

Dwight D. Eisenhower Visitors' Center to Open for the Season


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.

SLSDC Announces Pacesetter Award Winners for 2016 Navigation Season (04/07/2017)

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 (03/20/2017)

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...

Dwight D. Eisenhower Visitors' Center Closes for the Season

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. 

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