Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal – New London/Sylvan Beach
August 5, 2020
Mariners are advised that Erie Canal Locks E-21 and Lock E-22 in New London will be closed to westbound traffic due to bridge construction activities on Thursday, August 6th, at the site of the Higginsville Road Bridge E-60 over the Erie Canal. Eastbound boaters exiting Oneida Lake from Sylvan Beach are advised to remain west of the Cove Rd. Bridge E-61 in the town of Verona during this period.
It is anticipated that the locks will be reopened at 2:00 pm on Thursday, allowing vessels to pass. Plan itineraries accordingly.
A chart covering the affected area can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e18.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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