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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal - Waterford Flight

June 27, 2021

Mariners are advised that Erie Canal Lock E-2 through E-6, Waterford Flight, that was announced as closed in a previous Notice to Mariners has reopened to navigation, however will only be passing vessels with a maximum beam of 21 feet due to an inoperable upper gate at Lock E-6, until further notice.

Westbound boaters should tie to the starboard side of the lock when passing through Lock E-6.

Updates will follow.

A chart 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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