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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Lockport/Gasport Update

August 12, 2022

Mariners are advised, until further notice, recreational vessel lockages at Lock E-34/35 in Lockport will be on the following daily schedule, Westbound Lockages:10:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m.  Eastbound Lockages: 10:45 a.m. 1:15 p.m., 3:45 p.m. 

Mariners are also advised the Gasport Lift Bridge (E-222) in Gasport over the Erie Canal remains inoperable in the down position, due to a mechanical issue.  The Canal is closed to navigation between the Gasport Lift Bridge and the Gasport Guard Gate 17, east of the Gasport Lift Bridge, until further notice. Boaters should plan their itineraries accordingly.

Updates will follow.

Charts showing the affected area can be found at and 

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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