Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal – Cities of Tonawanda & North Tonawanda
July 21, 2015
Mariners are advised of the following navigation restrictions on the Erie Canal between the CSX railroad bridge (E-246) and Webster Street (E-248) this coming weekend related to Canal Fest of the Tonawandas:
Saturday, July 25th
- 3:00 PM - Rubber Duck Race (45 minutes), no traffic near the event
- 6:00 PM - Sika Cup Challenge Race (1.5 hours), no traffic near the event
- Dusk - Boat Parade (45 minutes), no traffic near the flotilla
Sunday, July 26th
- Dusk - Fireworks (1 hour, 15 minutes), canal section closed to traffic
Additional information about the event can be found at http://www.canalfest.org.
Chart 14832 covering the affected area can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14832t.png.
NYSCC Cruising Guide map E-1 covering the affected area can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/nyscce01.jpg.
Features along the western section 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 visit Canals.NY.gov or call 1-800-4CANAL4.