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Upper Hudson River Dredging Project activities planned for the Week of July 21st.
Barge unloading south of C8; Barge loading north of C5; Hazard buoys marking shallow water between G "141" & R "140" (outside of channel) and north of G "133" (outside of channel); Dredging between G "93" & R "80"; Backfill/capping between G "121" & R "91A"; Habitat planting & supply operations (outside of channel) between G "189" & R "190" and G "177" & G "175".
Placement of herbicide in Erie Canal between Niagara River & Bear Ridge Road Bridge (E-242) 7/22-7/25.
Treatment is intended to curb the spread of the invasive hydrilla plant. Any swimming in the canal is absolutely prohibited in the treatment area until one day after the application of the herbicide.
Reduced depth: Erie Canal water level between locks E9 & E10 to be 1 foot lower July 21 thru Aug 1.
Water level is being lowered to accommodate the construction of a public boat launch.
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