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Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation


The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) is the agency of the United States Department of Transportation that operates and maintains the U.S.-owned and operated facilities of the joint United States-Canadian Saint Lawrence Seaway. It operates 2 of the 15 locks of the Seaway between Montreal and Lake Erie.

Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
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Agency overview
Formed 1954; 64 years ago (1954)
Jurisdiction United States Government
Parent department United States Department of Transportation
St. Lawrence Seaway locks showing country ownership

Its Canadian counterpart is the Saint Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation, a non-profit corporation under Canadian law.

The current Administrator is Betty Sutton, a former Democratic U.S. Representative from Ohio.[1]

List of AdministratorsEdit

  1. Lewis G. Castle, 1954–1960, died in office
  2. Martin W. Oettershagen, acting, June 1960 – December 1961
  3. Joseph H. McCann, 1962–1969
  4. David W. Oberlin, June 1969 – February 1983
  5. James L. Emery, February 1984 – February 1991
  6. Stanford Parris, March 1991 – 1995, resigned
  7. Gail C. McDonald, January 1996 – March 1998
  8. Albert S. Jacquez, Januar 1999-December 2005
  9. Collister Johnson, Jr., September 2006-December 2012
  10. Betty Sutton, 2013-currently[1]

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