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Champlain Canal buoy R "60" relocated 220 ft north to accommodate Upper Hudson River Dredging Project.

Speed limit 5 mph in all work zones.

Updated Wednesday 09/17 at 06:06 PM
Placement of herbicide in Erie Canal between Railroad Bridge (E-246) & N Tonanwanda Boat Ramp 9/16-9/18.

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.

Updated Monday 09/15 at 03:40 PM
Upper Hudson River Dredging Project activities planned for the Week of September 15th.

Barge unloading south of C8; Barge loading north of C5; Project hazard buoys marking shallow water north of buoy Green 133 (outside of channel); No Wake buoys in the land cut north of Lock 6 in vicinity of Isthmus Transfer Area; Norwegian buoys indicating shallow water areas outside of channel between R "68" & R "66" and used as temporary moorings between R "72" & R "66". Dredging between R "80" & G "77" and R "68" & R "66"; Backfill/capping between G "91A" & G "89".

Updated Sunday 09/14 at 09:52 AM
Channel width reduction: Cayuga-Seneca Canal in Waterloo between R90 and G97 to accommodate dredging.

Vessels are to stay in the southern half of the channel and proceed at a "No Wake" speed not to exceed 5mph.

Updated Monday 09/08 at 09:37 AM

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