Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal – Town of Ridgeway
June 22, 2015
Mariners are advised that bridge repair activities on Beals Road (Bridge E-207) over the Erie Canal, in the Town of Ridgeway, Orleans County are schedule to begin June 22 and continue until July 6. This work is not expected to cause any vertical clearance restrictions. The navigation channel width under the bridge will be slightly reduced but will not significantly affect navigation.
BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION AHEAD signs will be in placed at each end of the work zone and navigation aids will be in place to delineate the work zone.
Mariners should reduce speed, stop all forward motion and proceed at a "No-Wake" speed when transiting this area.
A map showing the affected area can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/nyscce08.jpg
Features along the western portion of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at http://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=eriewestern.
For updates and information, please call 1-800-4CANAL4 or visit Canals.NY.gov.