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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Rotterdam

July 1, 2022

Mariners are advised of a fireworks display in the vicinity of the Mabee Farm on Sunday, July 3rd at dusk. The navigation channel from Buoy R "152" to Buoy G "151" will be closed to vessel traffic from 9:00 pm to 9:30 pm. This area will be patrolled by police during the event.  

A chart showing the affected areas 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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