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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal - Scotia

October 5, 2021

Mariners are advised that high water levels along Mohawk River sections of the Erie Canal have reduced the vertical clearance of Railroad Bridge E-12 over the Erie Canal to 19.90’, which is below the governing 21’ for this section of canal. Boaters should verify overhead clearances at bridges before proceeding.

Updates will follow.

A chart showing the affected area can be found at

Bridge heights are listed at

Features along the eastern 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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