Locking Delays: Champlain Canal Lock C5 to Lock C8

06/13/2024 08:36 PM

Notice to Mariners

Champlain Canal – Schuylerville to Northumberland

May 17, 2024

Mariners are advised that they should expect locking delays through this weekend when transiting the Canal from Champlain Canal Lock C-5 in Northumberland to Lock C-8 in Fort Edward, due to roving lock operators covering the locks in this section.

Boaters should plan their itineraries accordingly.

Charts showing the affected areas can be found at

https://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786c05l.png to https://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786c07l.png  

Features on the Champlain Canal are listed by mileage at


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