Accession Number : ADA180255

Title :   St. Lawrence Seaway. Additional Locks Study. Draft Final Feasibility Report.

Corporate Author : CORPS OF ENGINEERS BUFFALO NY BUFFALO DISTRICT

Report Date : JAN 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 134

Abstract : This report analyzes the need and economic justification for additional improvements to the system to meet the needs of present and future deep-draft commerce and to provide for safe, efficient navigation at these facilities. Investigations were made on: types and levels of historic commodity movements; projections of future commodity movements; carrying capacity of the Great Lakes fleet; capacity of the existing facilities; benefits of alternative plans of improvement; design and cost estimates of additional facilities; and environmental impacts associated with alternative plans of improvement. The recommended plan is for No Action at this time.

Descriptors :   *WATER TRAFFIC, *COMMERCE, COST ESTIMATES, FEASIBILITY STUDIES, GREAT LAKES, RIVERS, COMMODITIES, MARINE TRANSPORTATION, INLAND WATERWAYS, LOCKS(WATERWAYS)

Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE