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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Waterford to Frankfort

July 15, 2021

Mariners are advised that the Canal from Erie Canal Lock E-2 in Waterford to Lock E-15 in Fort Plain that were closed in a previous Notice to Mariners will reopen to navigation on Friday, July 16th at 7:00 am.

Erie Canal Lock E-16 in St. Johnsville to Lock E-19 in Frankfort will reopen to navigation on Friday at Noon.

Boaters should be aware of floating debris that has been generated by recent heavy rainfall and proceed with caution, at a "No Wake" speed as some debris may be hard to see. Some buoys (Aids to Navigation) may be off station. Boaters should also verify overhead clearances at bridges before proceeding.

A chart covering the affected area can be found at through

Features along the eastern portion of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at                                

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