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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – New London/Sylvan Beach

July 23, 2020

Mariners are advised that Erie Canal Locks E-21 and Lock E-22 in New London will be closed to westbound traffic due to bridge construction activities tomorrow, Friday, July 24th, at the site of the Higginsville Road Bridge E-60 over the Erie Canal. Eastbound boaters exiting Oneida Lake from Sylvan Beach are advised to remain west of the Cove Rd. Bridge E-61 in the town of Verona during this period.

It is anticipated that the locks will be reopened at 2:00 pm on Friday, allowing vessels to pass.

Plan itineraries accordingly.

Chart 14786 E-18 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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