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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Vischer Ferry

July 29, 2022

Mariners are advised that effective immediately and through September 14, 2022, Lock E-7 in Vischer Ferry will operate on extended hours, as follows: Monday-Wednesday 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Thursday-Sunday 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Starting September 15, 2022, Lock E-7 will return to standard hours of operation daily from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for the remainder of navigation season.

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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