Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal – Towns of Halfmoon & Colonie
May 11, 2015
Mariners are advised of helicopter firefighting exercises to be performed above and on the Erie Canal/Mohawk River between the NYS Route 9 bridge (E-6) and Interstate I-87 twin arch bridges (E-7A) on Tuesdays, May 12th, 19th and 26th. Aircraft firefighting apparatuses will be coming into contact with the surface of the water.
Chart 14786 E-40 covering the affected area can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e40.png.
Features along the eastern portion of the Erie Canal can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=erieeastern.
For updates and information, please call 1-800-4CANAL4 or visit Canals.NY.gov.