Duck Derby: Erie Canal Lift Bridge [E-128] Fairport

06/13/2024 08:53 PM

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Fairport

May 31, 2024

Mariners are advised that Fairport Canal Days will hold a Duck Derby on Sunday, June 2nd, from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The event will start at the Main Street Lift Bridge (E-128) in Fairport and finish just west of the Parker St. Bridge (E-127) over the Erie Canal. Safety boats will be present. Kayaks will be in the water to collect the ducks.

Boaters may be delayed for a short period of time during the race and should plan their itineraries accordingly.

Information about the event can be found at    

Duck Race | Fairport Canal Days

A chart showing the affected area can be found at

Features along the western portion of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at

In case of emergencies, please call the Canal Corporation Emergency Call Center at: (833) 538-1042.

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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.