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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Champlain Canal – Whitehall

September 28, 2020

Mariners are advised that a bridge inspection will be occurring on the Champlain Canal according to the following schedule:

  •  Tuesday, 9/29/20 – Route 4, Boardman St. Bridge (C-29) in Whitehall.  

This inspection will be conducted by an Under-Bridge Inspection Unit (Snooper vehicle) from the top of the bridge. A safety boat moving below the bridge. Inspectors may be contacted on Marine Channel 13 for clearance to pass.

Boaters should reduce speed, stop all forward motion and proceed at a "No Wake" speed after receiving clearance to pass.

The Canal system is scheduled to close to navigation at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. All recreational and commercial vessel operators should plan their trips to ensure they exit the system by that time. For more information, click here.

Features along Champlain Canal are listed by mileage at

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