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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Towns of Amherst and Wheatfield

June 17, 2015


Mariners are advised that bridge repair activities on Niagara Falls Boulevard, US-62 (Bridge E-242A) over the Erie Canal are occurring and will continue through July 13th.  Contractors will be using movable under-bridge personnel baskets that may occasionally encroach upon the air draft of the bridge.  Spotters will be on site watching for vessel traffic so that the baskets can be moved as needed.

Slight delays might occur.

Mariners should reduce speed, stop all forward motion and proceed at a "No-Wake" speed when transiting this area.


A map covering the affected area can be found at

Features along the western section of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at

For updates and information, please call 1-800-4CANAL4 or visit