Notice to Mariners
Canal Opening Update
May 22, 2019
Mariners are advised that Erie Canal Lock E-11 in Amsterdam to Lock E-15 in Fort Plain will open at noon today. Mariners may proceed west as far as St. Johnsville Marina.
Locks E-16 in St. Johnsville and E-17 in Little Falls will remain closed today due to continuing high water and swift currents. Locks E-16 in St. Johnsville and E-17 in Little Falls will open tomorrow morning at 7:00 am, Thursday May 23,2019.
For a list of available marinas and public docking facilities please visit the following link. Mariners are advised to contact marinas in advance to ensure available space.
Additional mooring space is available at the Fonda Terminal wall and the upstream side of Lock E-14, subject to available space and approval of Canal Corporation employees.
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