Category: Transportation

Support the Soo Locks

First completed in 1855, the Soo Locks have been providing vessels safe passage for well over a century. The Locks are an integral part of the Michigan and US economy with over $500 billion worth of iron ore shipped through the Locks each year….

Statement from NM Chamber Alliance on President Trump’s Support of Soo Locks

On Wednesday, May 2nd, Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance Director of Government Relations Kent Wood issued the following statement in response to the comments of President Donald Trump regarding the construction of a new large Soo Lock. Sault Ste. Marie, MI – “On behalf of…

MIRS: Will Trump Move The Ball On Soo Locks Upgrade?

  From MIRS, January 30, 2017 Almost everyone agrees the Soo Locks in the Upper Peninsula need to be upgraded. Modernizing the locks won’t be cheap, however, and so far Congress hasn’t approved funding for the work. But there are signs that might change…

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