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The New Soo Lock Economic Validation Study is complete. The report has documented updated economics and established a new Benefit Cost Ratio (BCR) of 2.42 in order to seek an updated authorization for construction of a second Poe sized lock at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.
New Soo Lock Economic Validation Study
The New Soo Lock Economic Validation Study is complete. The report has documented updated economics and established a new Benefit Cost Ratio (BCR) of 2.42 in order to seek an updated authorization for construction of a second Poe sized lock at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.
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2018 Photo Contest Winners
The votes are in! Congratulations to our winners and many, many thanks to everyone who submitted photos and voted! A link to the downloadable calendar will be posted later this summer. See the results on our Facebook Page!
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Biologist plans to fish fulltime
As a young boy growing up in the small town of Midland, Michigan, he spent his summers fishing, water skiing and swimming. Now, as a 68-year-old biologist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, he still very much enjoys the outdoors.
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New lock at the Soo Locks
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Regulatory Public Notices

LRE-2010-00463-56-N18

7/18/2018
Extension of comment period for proposed anchor structures, dredging, and discharge at the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac, Michigan

LRE-2015-01013-16-S17

7/6/2018
Proposed Multiple Groin Construction in Lake Huron at Worth Township, Sanilac County, Michigan.

LRE-1987-161617-S18

6/29/2018
Proposed fishing platform, paddle craft launch and bank stabilization in the Black River at Alcona Township, Michigan

Other Public Notices

Manistique River Sea Lamprey Barrier Public notice

5/21/2018
 NOTICE TO ALL INTERESTED AGENCIES, PUBLIC GROUPS AND CITIZENS: The U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers

Little Manistee River SLBT Public Notice

5/21/2018
 NOTICE TO ALL INTERESTED AGENCIES, PUBLIC GROUPS AND CITIZENS: The U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers

Latest News Releases

Duluth-Superior Harbor will be dredged by Wisconsin firm

DETROIT – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a contract for dredging at
Published: 7/11/2018

New Soo Lock economic validation study complete

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces it has recently completed the New Soo Lock Economic Validation Study.
Published: 7/2/2018

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal 2018 Civil Works Appropriations

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 2018) work plan for the Army Civil Works program on Thursday, June 7.
Published: 6/11/2018

News Stories

Biologist plans to fish fulltime

As a young boy growing up in the small town of Midland, Michigan, he spent his summers fishing,
Published: 6/6/2018

District counsel to serve as federal judge

By Lynn Rose, public affairs chief, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit DistrictImagine how
Published: 5/16/2018

Soo Locks Winter Work

By Emily Schaefer, public affairs specialist, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit DistrictThey
Published: 6/8/2017

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