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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – St. Johnsville to Jacksonburg

August 19, 2021

Mariners are advised that Erie Canal Lock E-16 (St. Johnsville) to Lock E-18 (Jacksonburg) is closed to navigation due to high water levels from recent heavy rainfall.

Updates will follow.

Charts showing the affected areas can be found at  


Features along the Erie Canal are listed by mileage

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