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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Little Falls

May 19, 2022

Mariners are advised of minor locking delays of up to 15 minutes at Erie Canal Lock E-17 in Little Falls due to construction activities. It is anticipated that these activities will continue until June 6, 2022.

The lock operator can be reached at 315 823-0650.

Boaters should plan their itineraries accordingly.

A chart covering the affected area can be found at  

Features along the eastern portion of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at

In case of emergencies, please call the Canal Corporation Emergency Call Center at: (833) 538-1042.

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

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