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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

  Erie Canal – Orleans County

August 5, 2022

Mariners are advised of a large tree obstructing the navigation channel approximately 150 yards east of the Knowlesville Lift Bridge E-206 (CR 10) over the Erie Canal in Ridgeway. The tree is on the south side of the navigation channel, blocking approximately one third of the channel.

Boaters should proceed with caution and use the north side of the channel when traversing the area.

Canal maintenance forces have been notified.

A chart showing the affected area can be found at   

Features along the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at

The Canal Corporation urges all users to register to receive updates through the "Notice to Mariners" notification program at                         

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