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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Marines

Erie Canal – Reopening Update

June 23, 2019


Mariners are advised that the Erie Canal from Lock E-25 Mays Point to Lock E-28A Lyons has reopened to navigation.

Mariners are also advised that Erie Canal Lock E-23 Brewerton to Lock E-25 Mays Point and to Lock C/S-1 Cayuga and the entire Oswego Canal from Lock O-1 Phoenix to Lock O-8 Oswego remain closed due to high water levels and heavy flows from recent heavy rainfall, until further notice.

Boaters may still use Lock E-23 Brewerton to access Oneida Lake.

Mariners are reminded that they may encounter debris, high water, high current, and buoys off station in any sections recently reopened after a high-water event.

Updates will follow.


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


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