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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal - Scotia

 October 8, 2021

Mariners are advised that water levels along this Mohawk River section of the Erie Canal have subsided enough that the governing clearance of Railroad Bridge E-12 over the Erie Canal is back to the standard clearance of 21’.

The Canal system is scheduled to close to navigation at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. All vessel operators should plan their trips to ensure they exit the system by that time. For more information, click here.

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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