Boat Barrier Not Installed: Champlain Canal Lock C3 Mechanicville

06/13/2024 08:33 PM

Notice to Mariners

Champlain Canal - Mechanicville

May 16, 2024

Mariners are advised that the that the upper (North) boat barrier line at Champlain Canal Lock C-3 in Mechanicville will not be installed until further notice, due to high river flows. The barrier prevents boats from approaching too close to the dam. Boaters should use caution when approaching this area.

A chart showing the affected area can be found at

Features on the Champlain Canal are listed by mileage at

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