Underwater Inspections: Oswego Canal Lock O7 and Lock O8 Oswego

06/13/2024 08:35 PM

Notice to Mariners

Oswego Canal – Oswego

May 17, 2024

Mariners are advised of underwater inspections occurring on the Oswego Canal in Oswego starting on the following schedule:

  • Tuesday, May 21 – Oswego Canal Lock O-8, (Oswego) - Northeast Approach Wall
  • Wednesday, May 22 – Oswego Canal Lock O-8, (Oswego) – Southwest Approach Wall
  • Thursday, May 23 – Oswego Canal Lock O-7, (Oswego) - Northwest Approach Wall  

The inspection areas will be marked by commercial diver’s flags while divers are in the water. Boaters should use caution and proceed at a "No Wake" speed of not more than 5 mph in this area.                               

A chart showing the affected area can be found at


Features along the Oswego Canal are listed by mileage at


The Canal Corporation urges all users and stakeholders to register to receive updates through the Notice to Mariners notification program by clicking here.

For general news, please visit www.canals.ny.gov or follow the Canal Corporation on FacebookInstagramTwitter, or LinkedIn.

To report an issue or incident along the Canal system, please call the Canal Corporation’s Emergency Call Center at 833-538-1042.