Strategic Location of the Saginaw River
- The entrance to the Saginaw River is located in Bay City, Michigan.
- Vessels are able to access the river from all over the world through a series of passages, beginning with the St. Lawrence Seaway (view image).
- From the Saginaw River, access is available to several major roadways. This includes I-75, US-23, M-46, US-10, and many others (view image).
- Easily accessible industrial-hubs include Midland, Saginaw, Flint, Clare, and more.
- Easily accessible agricultural-hubs include Breckenridge, Shepherd, Rosebush, Coleman, Standish, Cass City, and more.
- Railways throughout the state are easily accessible and maintained through Lake States Railroad.
Saginaw River Depths
- 27′ deep and 350′ wide in the entrance channel to the river mouth.
- Traveling up-river, 26′ deep, dropping to 22′ deep, and finally 16.5′ at Green Point in Saginaw.
- 800 foot turning basins are available at both Port Fisher Terminals and our sister company, Bay Aggregates.