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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
Agency overview
Formed1954; 65 years ago (1954)
JurisdictionUnited States Government
Parent departmentUnited 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]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Betty Sutton, former congresswoman to be appointed to head Saint Lawrence Seaway agency". Cleveland Plain Dealer. 24 July 2013. Retrieved 24 July 2013.

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