NOTICE TO MARINERS
UPDATE ERIE CANAL – LOCK E-17 LITTLE FALLS
MAY 24, 2021
The New York State Canal Corporation today announced that engineers, lock staff, and contractors are working to repair the lifting mechanism that operates the lower lock gate of Lock E-17 in Little Falls. The full repair is expected to take an extended period as mechanical parts, specific to this historic infrastructure, must be designed and custom fabricated. The Canal Corporation is developing a plan that would allow limited navigation through the lock on a scheduled basis as soon as later this week. Updates will be provided in a timely manner so that mariners can adjust their itineraries accordingly.
Mariners needing assistance should contact Ted Westerling at 518-461-0942.
The Canal Corporation urges all users to register to receive updates through the “Notice to Mariners” notification program at www.canals.ny.gov.