Reduced Width: Oswego Canal Lock O1 Phoenix

06/13/2024 08:47 PM

Notice to Mariners

Oswego Canal - Phoenix

May 25, 2024

Mariners are advised that Oswego Canal Lock O-1 in Phoenix is only able to pass vessels with a maximum beam of 21 feet due to an inoperable upper gate, until further notice. Maintenance crews are working to resolve the issue.  Culvert St. (bascule) Lift Bridge (O-4) over the Oswego Canal, north of Oswego Canal Lock O-1 in Phoenix, continues to be inoperable due to an electrical issue and is in the down position.  Vessel passage is limited to vessels with a maximum overhead clearance of 10 feet.

A chart showing the affected area can be found at

Features along the Oswego 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.