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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Lockport/Gasport Update

August 13, 2022

Mariners are advised, Lock E-34/35 in Lockport is now fully functioning on an on-demand basis for all vessels.

Mariners are also advised the Gasport Lift Bridge (E-222) in Gasport over the Erie Canal is fully operational.  The Canal is open to navigation between the Gasport Lift Bridge and the Gasport Guard Gate 17, east of the Gasport Lift Bridge; however, vessels must travel at a "No Wake" speed (maximum speed of 5 mph) between these two structures until further notice.

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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