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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Palmyra to Macedon

July 28, 2021

Mariners are advised that Erie Canal Lock E-29 (Palmyra) to Lock E-30 (Macedon) that was announced as closed in a previous Notice to Mariners will reopen to navigation on Thursday, July 29th at 7:00 am.

Boaters are also reminded that the navigation pool between Erie Canal Lock E-29 and Lock E-30 continues to operate at a reduced depth. Vessels requiring less than 7 feet of draft can navigate this section of the Erie Canal until further notice. This change is an increase of 2 feet over the previous reduced depth.

A chart showing the affected area can be found at

Features along the western portion of the Erie 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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