ABSTRACT OF GREAT LAKES AND ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY NAVIGATION SEASON EXTENSION MARCH 1979 DRAFT SURVEY STUDY REPORT
The year 1979 is the eighth year of a Federally supported program to determine the Federal interest in a permanent program to extend the navigation season on the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway. The final report with its findings, conclusions, and recommendations is scheduled in 1980 to begin the Washington review process. The final decision as to a permanent Federally supported program would be made by the Executive and Legislative Branches of the U.S. Government. The Survey Report has the following purposes: (1) To present plans that have been developed for extending the season. (2) To summarize the problems and needs and alternative solutions associated with season extension. (3) To present information and conclusions that lead to a recommendation as to the feasibility of a Federally supported permanent navigation season exension program.
Detroit, MI USA 48231
- Publication Date: 1978-7
- Pagination: n.p.
- TRT Terms: Cold weather; Cost effectiveness; Economic analysis; Environment; Freight traffic; Navigation; Operations; Surveys
- Geographic Terms: Great Lakes; Saint Lawrence Seaway
- Old TRIS Terms: Economic analysis (Gt. lakes); Survey reports
- Subject Areas: Administration and Management; Economics; Freight Transportation; Marine Transportation; Terminals and Facilities;
- Accession Number: 00194335
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Army Corps of Engineers
- Report/Paper Numbers: NCEED-PB
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jun 13 1979 12:00AM