Projects Water Resources

Soo Locks

Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

DLZ’s pre-concept design for the new Poe-Size Replacement Lock at the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan took into account recent innovative design and construction concepts in navigation lock technology. Sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, DLZ received the Hammer Award for its cost-effective design recommendations. The award was given by the former Vice President of the United States in appreciation of “building a government that works better and costs less.”