As the operator of the Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge to Canada, the Ogdensburg Bridge & Port Authority is the GATEWAY TO THE U.S. & CANADIAN MARKETS in New York's North Country. The bridge is in close proximity to over 60% of Canada's total population, located in the Provinces of Ontario and Quebec. The bridge also provides Canadians with convenient access to all points in the North Eastern United States.

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Continuity of Operations Plan

A  copy  of  the  final  version  of such plan shall then be published in a clear and conspicuous location, and in the employee handbook, to the extent that the employer  provides  such  handbook  to  its employees, and in a location accessible on either the employer's website or  on  the  internet  accessible  by  employees.

The HILKE Delivers Wind Turbine Components to Port of Ogdensburg, New York

(May 26, 2020) The ocean-going vessel HILKE arrived at the Port of Ogdensburg, New York on Monday, May 26, 2020 to deliver wind turbine components for a project in Lewis County. This is the 1st vessel to call on the port during the 2020 Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Seaway shipping season. The Hilki is a SAL Heavy Lift is a multi-purpose dry cargo vessel. This “Salty” measures 437 feet long by 76 feet wide.


Pursuant to Article 104 of the New York State Highway Law, it is necessary to close the Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge carrying NY Route 812/Ontario Route 16 over the St. Lawrence River between Ogdensburg, NY and Prescott, ON.

The bridge will be closed nightly, Sunday to Thursday nights from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 am beginning Sunday June 6, 2021, until October 16, 2021. Seek alternate routes during these hours.

There will be no overnight closures on the following Construction Holidays:

Holiday Date
Canada Day (Canada) Thursday, July 1, 2021
Independence Day - Observed (US) Monday, July 5, 2021
Labor Day (US) September 6, 2021
Thanksgiving Day (Canada) & Columbus Day (US) Monday, October 10, 2021

For Canadian businesses seeking a U.S. location, look no further than Ogdensburg, NY

The Authority has assisted numerous Canadian firms with expanding to Ogdensburg as a means of gaining access to the U.S. Market — and we want to help your business expand to the U.S. market as well! We have available buildings and sites; business incentives; and a high quality, low cost labor pool. Call (315) 393-4080 for additional assistance.

The Authority also plays a vital role in transportation in the North Country through its other assets:
  • The Port of Ogdensburg
  • Ogdensburg International Airport
  • New York and Ogdensburg Railway
Please take a moment to view a message from OBPA's Executive Director on the Authority's varied facilities and services oriented to help grow your business in New York State.
September 27, 2019-The Baie Comeau, a Canada Steamship Lines self-unloading Laker, recently called on the Port of Ogdensburg to unload road salt for the upcoming winter season.
September 30, 2019-The Federal Alster recently called on the Port of Ogdensburg to discharge road salt from Chile.