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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

  Erie Canal – Niagara County

August 10, 2022

Mariners are advised the Gasport Lift Bridge (E-222) in Gasport over the Erie Canal is inoperable in the down position, due to a mechanical issue, and therefore unable to pass vessels until further notice. The Gasport Guard Gate 17, east of the Gasport Lift Bridge, is also in the down position.

Updates will follow.

A chart showing the affected area can be found at  

Features along 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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