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New York State Canal Corporation


Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Tonawanda

August 12, 2022

Mariners are advised that effective immediately the Erie Canal is closed to all navigation from the Seymour St. Bridge (E-249) to the NY Route 425 (Twin Cities Memorial Highway Bridge, (E-244A) within the Cities of North Tonawanda and Tonawanda until further notice.

A chart covering the affected area can be found at

Features along the eastern section 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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