Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal – City of Utica
July 24, 2018
Mariners are advised of a tug and barge combo moored to the southern pier of the Leland Ave Bridge (E-43) over the Erie Canal. This effectively reduces the horizontal clearance from 104’ to 74’. Additionally, the elevation in this pool (E19-E20) is 1’ below normal. Furthermore, underwater dive inspections are occurring at Lock E-20 Whitesboro.
Mariners transiting this pool today and tomorrow, when approaching the Leland Ave Bridge, are to come to a complete stop and then proceed at idle speed under the bridge.
Mariners can expect some delays at Lock E-20 and so should adjust itineraries accordingly.
Chart 14786 E-23 & E-22 covering the affected area can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e23.png & http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e22.png
Features along the eastern portion of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at http://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=erieeastern
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