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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Orleans County

August 2, 2022

Mariners are advised that Erie Canal lift bridge inspections are in progress on the following schedule:

  • Tuesday, August 2nd and Wednesday, August 3rd – Knowlesville Lift Bridge (E- 206) in Ridgeway.
  • Thursday, August 4th and Friday, August 5th – Prospect St. Lift Bridge (E-211) in Medina.

Delays may occur due lift bridges remaining in the lowered position for an extended period during inspections.

A chart showing the affected area can be found at and  

Features along the western 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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