Bridge Repair: Central Erie Canal Onondaga Lake Outlet

07/08/2024 04:47 PM

Notice to Mariners

Central Erie Canal – Onondaga Lake Outlet

July 8, 2024


Mariners are advised that bridge repair activities will begin on New York State Thruway Bridge (E-74A) over the Erie Canal in Geddes, Onondaga County on Tuesday, July 9th, and will continue through Friday, July 12th.  Barges with scaffolding and workboat will encroach on and be moving in the navigation channel beneath the bridge. A spotter will be present to monitor vessel traffic. Normal overhead clearance of the bridge will not be affected.

Boaters should reduce speed, stop all forward motion, sound horns, and proceed at a "No Wake" speed of not more than 5 mph when traversing this area.

A chart covering the affected area can be found 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.