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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal - Waterford Flight

June 22, 2019

Mariners are advised that a submerged obstruction exists between Locks E-5 and E-6 in the Waterford Flight.

Commercial barges are currently restricted to 35 ft wide and 8 ft draft until the obstruction is removed.

Canal crews will mark the obstruction with hazard buoys and will attempt to remove the obstruction this week.

Updates will follow.

Charts 14786 E-40 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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