Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal – Marcy
September 15, 2020
Mariners are advised that a channel encroachment exists due to dredging operations at Gridley Creek in the Town of Marcy. The dredging area is between Buoy R "568" and Buoy G "577", west of Erie Canal Lock E-19 in Frankfort. Dredging operations have concluded at Budlong Creek in Schuyler. When transiting this area boaters should use the south side of the navigation channel. Use caution and proceed at a "No Wake" speed of not more than 5 mph.
Please contact the dredge operator on Marine Channel 13 before proceeding through the area.
A chart covering the affected area can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e23.png
Features along the eastern portion of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at http://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=erieeastern.
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