Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal – Tonawanda
July 1, 2022
Mariners are advised of a fireworks display at the Webster St. Bridge (E-248) in Tonawanda on Monday, July 4th at dusk. The Canal in the vicinity of the bridge, including a 200-foot radius around the bridge, will be closed to vessel traffic at 9:00 pm and will reopen at approximately 10:15 pm, after the event. Law enforcement will be present.
Boaters transiting the area should be aware that set-up work for the event will begin at 2:00 pm. Boaters traveling through the area after this time should travel at a "No Wake" speed of not more than 5 mph.
A chart covering the affected area can be found at https://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/nyscce01.jpg
Features along the eastern section of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at https://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=eriewestern
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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