Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal – Scotia
June 30, 2022
Mariners are advised of a fireworks display in the vicinity of Mohawk Harbor on Friday, July 1st at dusk. The navigation channel from Buoy G "89" to Buoy R "84" will be closed to vessel traffic from 9:00 pm to 9:15 pm.
Additionally, mariners are advised of a fireworks display in the vicinity of Jumpin Jacks Drive-in on Friday, July 1st at dusk. A portion of the Mohawk River, north of the Isle of the Cayugas and will be closed to vessel traffic from 9:00 pm to 9:30 pm. These areas will be patrolled by police during the events.
Additionally, Lock E-7 in Vischer Ferry will operate until 11:00 pm on Friday to accommodate spectator vessels leaving the events.
Charts showing the affected areas can be found at https://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e38.png and http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e37r.png
Features along the eastern portion of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at http://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=erieeastern.
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 www.canals.ny.gov.
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