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Oneida Lake buoys are scheduled to be placed May 11th; locations currently marked w/ice-resistant spars

Spars are of the same color as the buoys they replace, but are smaller.

Updated Friday 05/01 at 02:55 PM
Channel width reduction: Cayuga-Seneca Canal in Waterloo between R90 and G97 to accommodate dredging.

Until 6/12/15 the north half the channel is closed and vessels will navigate in the southern half. Vessels passing through this area are to proceed at a "No Wake" speed not to exceed 5 MPH.

Updated Monday 04/27 at 02:31 PM
Commercial Mariners are reminded to acquire their permits prior to entering the NYS Canal System.

Timely processing will prevent delays when entering the canal.

Updated Wednesday 04/22 at 02:53 PM
New York State Canal System scheduled to open Friday, May 8th at 7am for the 2015 navigation season.


Updated Tuesday 04/21 at 02:28 PM

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