Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal – Rochester
July 18, 2021
Mariners are advised that the Erie Canal East and West Guard Locks in Rochester have been lowered to the closed positions due to high flows from recent heavy rainfall at the Genesee River until further notice.
Boaters should plan their itineraries accordingly.
A chart showing the affected area can be found at https://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/nyscce16.jpg
Features along the western portion of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at http://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=eriewestern
The Canal Corporation urges all users to register to receive updates through the "Notice to Mariners" notification program at www.canals.ny.gov.
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