Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), co-Chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, and Gary Peters (D-MI), member of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, wrote to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) to request an update on any intentions to reallocate funds away from the Soo
Locks and other Michigan infrastructure priorities.
pact will continue during the political talks and till a final agreement is signed.
Since then the SoO
agreement was extended time to time.
The basic difference between the two is that the SOW describes the work to be done; the SOO
gives the desired outcomes, leaving the "how" to the contractor.
In the summer of 1989 the city's Junior A hockey team, the Soo
Greyhounds, came perilously close to leaving town, until the community rallied to keep the franchise.
Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, have signed a memorandum of agreement officially committing Michigans contribution of up to $52 million for the new lock at the Soo
Locks facility in Sault Ste.
The $20.7 million will go towards repairs for the Carbide Dock Port, which is located on the same waterway as the Soo
Locks and serves as a staging area for vessels needing emergency assistance.
Brian Calley issued the following statements upon learning that the Army Corps of Engineers submitted an updated work plan for Fiscal Year 2019 that includes funding toward construction of a new lock at the Soo
Locks in Sault Ste.
Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) released a statement following Senate passage of her legislation that authorizes full funding for the modernization of the Soo
Brian Calley to lead the states efforts to have the federal government fix and upgrade the Soo
Brian Calley announced the launch of a new website encouraging Michiganders and people across the country to thank President Trump for calling on the need to fix and upgrade the Soo
Locks and find out more about this vital national infrastructure.
Introduction of this legislation comes just days after seven Members of Michigans Congressional delegation and Governor Snyder toured the Soo
Locks, which are critical to both our states and our countrys economy and national security.