Port of Johnstown

Port of PrescottShipping facilities in Leeds Grenville are accessed through the Port of Johnstown on the St. Lawrence River. The Port of Johnstown (formerly known as the Port of Prescott) is on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway system and provides inland deep-water dockage for shipping and receiving dry bulk cargo such as grain, aggregates and road salt. It is owned and operated by the Corporation of the Township of Edwardsburgh-Cardinal.

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The Port of Johnstown has a land area of approximately 35 hectares of which 17 hectares are occupied by commercial port and grain activities. The balance of the property is essentially marina / restaurant, cottage / residential or vacancy. A total of 117 hectares of port administered water lot area abuts the port land area. The Port's Marine structures have been divided into four major sections namely the Riverfront Dock, Port Dock, Elevator Dock, and the Harbour Front Dock. Two landside wharves for dry bulk cargo, a grain loading ship "A" and a grain unloading slip "B" all at Seaway draught 8.23m. 2008 Total Traffic was 655, 683 tonnes, salt alone resulting in 505, 798 tonnes. Storage capacity of the grain elevator is 154,000 tonnes / 5,600,000 bushels.

Rail: Canadian National Railway currently operates freight and passenger rail services along the double-tracked mainline along the Windsor-Quebec City corridor. The Port spur line connects to this mainline and through interchange agreements provides service to Canadian Pacific Rail customers as well

Road: located near the junction of server al major roadways which provide direct access to important local, regional and international opportunities. Two major provincial highways, the 401 which links to Montreal and Toronto and the 416 which links to Ottawa. The port is also linked to the Prescott-Ogdensburg International bridge

The port underwent a large expansion with the work being completed in 2015. It includes construction of a new wharf and terminal, repair of an existing wharf, and a land-based expansion for future bulk storage.