Canal Section Closure: Erie Canal Waterford Flight

06/13/2024 08:38 PM

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal - Waterford Flight

May 20, 2024

Mariners are advised that Erie Canal Lock E-2 through E-6, Waterford Flight, is closed to navigation due to an electrical issue at Lock E-6, until further notice.  Maintenance crews have been notified. Updates will follow.

Boaters should plan their itineraries accordingly.

A chart covering the affected area can be found at

Features along the eastern portion of the Erie 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.