Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal – Rochester Area
October 12, 2015
Mariners are advised of bridge washing activities now through the rest of the navigation season on the following bridges over the Erie Canal in the Rochester area:
250.29 E-131A, I-490
258.09 E-144A, Genesee Expressway, I-390 NB
258.14 E-144B, Genesee Expressway, I-390 SB
258.65 E-144C, Outer Loop, I-390/590 EB
258.68 E-144D, Outer Loop, I-390/590 WB
264.81 E-169A, I-390 NB
264.83 E-169B, I-390 SB
Work will involve a truck mounted barge which might occasionally reduce the channel width.
Mariners should reduce speed, stop all forward motion and proceed at a "No-Wake" speed when transiting this area.
Mapping from the New York State Cruising Guide covering the affected area can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/nyscce15.jpg, http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/nyscce16.jpg, and http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/nyscce18.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.
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