Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal – Towns of Colonie & Clifton Park
June 5, 2017
Mariners are advised of a bridge navigation light safety chain that has partially broken free and is dangling from the west span of twin arch Bridges E-7A on the Erie Canal. Higher air draft vessels should steer clear. The channel width is 200 feet under this structure.
Chart 14786 E-40 covering the affected can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e40.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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