Strategic Advantages
  
   INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE CROSSING VIA 81 TO MAJOR CANADIAN MARKETS

Highways:
  • Interstate 81, a major north-south corridor, connects southward to I-90, a major east-west corridor, in Syracuse.
  • U.S. Highway 11 and State Highways 12, 26 and 37, among others, traverse the region.
  • Canadian Highway 401 serves as a major east-west corridor between Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal. It is accessible across the St. Lawrence River via international bridge crossings located in Alexandria Bay, Ogdensburg and Massena.
  • Canadian Highway 416 connects Canadian Highway 401 with Canadian Highway 417, and acts as an important trade route to Ottawa and eastern Ontario.
Rail:
  • Commercial, non-passenger rail service in Jefferson County is provided by CSX, a class 1 railroad and the largest freight railroad system in the Northeastern and Midwestern United States.
  • Within Jefferson County, numerous spurs and short lines connect to additional locations.

St. Lawrence Seaway:
  • The St. Lawrence Seaway forms our northern border with Canada and connects the Great Lakes region to the world.