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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Schuyler

August 31, 2020

Mariners are advised that a channel encroachment exists due to dredging operations at Budlong Creek in the Town of Schuyler. The dredging area is near Buoy R "546", west of Erie Canal Lock E-19 in Frankfort. When transiting this area boaters should use the south side of the navigation channel. Use caution and proceed at a "No Wake" speed of not more than 5 mph.

Please contact the dredge operator on Marine Channel 13 before proceeding through the area.

A chart covering the affected area can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e24.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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