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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Champlain Canal - Mechanicville

July 19, 2021

Mariners are advised that high water levels along Hudson River sections of the Champlain Canal have reduced the vertical clearance of Railroad Bridge C-5 over the Champlain Canal between Locks C-3 in Mechanicville and C-4 in Stillwater to 16.50’, which is below the governing 17’ for this section of canal. 

Updates will follow.

This bridge can be found at

Features on the Champlain Canal are listed by mileage at

The Canal Corporation urges all users to register to receive updates through the "Notice to Mariners" notification program at

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