Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal – Amsterdam
May 19, 2015
Mariners are advised of the continuation of bridge construction activities for the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook pedestrian bridge (E-19B) over the Erie Canal in Amsterdam. Vessels are to now use the south half of the channel, which has been delineated with auxiliary navigation buoys. The overhead clearance of the new bridge will be 27.08’.
Mariners should reduce speed, stop all forward motion and proceed at a "No-Wake" speed when transiting this area.
Chart 14786 E-35 covering the affected area can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e35.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.