The Canal Corridor Association (CCA) is designated by Congress as the local coordinating entity for the Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Area, America’s first national heritage area. The CCA is a 501(c)3 non profit organization that preserves history, protects nature, and creates destinations where people can learn and have fun in the I&M Canal National Heritage Area, since 1982.  Our offices are located in the I&M Canal Visitor Center at the Lock 16 Cafe in LaSalle, IL.


Canal Corridor Association

Staff Directory

President / CEO
Ana B. Koval, AICP (815)220-1848 ext.1836

Lock 16 Cafe Manager
Linda Murphy (815)223-1851

Program Coordinator
Mara Moore (815)220-1848 ext. 1838

Event Coordinator
Sarah Skubic (815)220-1848 ext. 1848


Lock 16 Cafe & I&M Canal Visitor Center

754 First street LaSalle, IL 61301

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