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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal - Waterford Flight

June 11, 2022

Mariners are advised that Erie Canal Lock E-2 through E-6, Waterford Flight, is temporarily closed due to a valve issue at Lock E-3.  Crews are in route, and it is anticipated the Waterford Flight will reopen in a few hours. Updates will follow.

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.                    

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