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Hudson River – Albany
August 7, 2015
Mariners are advised that the Amtrak Railroad Swing Bridge (otherwise known as the Livingston Ave Bridge) in Albany is currently inoperable. The overhead clearance is now fixed at 25’. Vessels with masts or other vertical appendages that must be lowered prior to entering the New York State Canal System in Waterford must do so south of this bridge for now. Repairs are underway and expected to be completed Sunday, August 9th or Monday, August 10th.
Movable bridges on the New York State Canal System and near its entrances are listed at http://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/boating/liftbridges.aspx.
Chart 12348 covering the affected area can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/12348.png.
Features along the Hudson River between Albany and Waterford are listed by mileage at http://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=hudsonriver.
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