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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Schenectady

August 26, 2022


Mariners are advised of a fireworks display in the vicinity of Mohawk Harbor on Saturday, August 27th at dusk. The navigation channel from Buoy G "89" to Buoy R "84" will be closed to vessel traffic from 8:45 pm to 9:30 pm.  

Additionally, Lock E-7 in Vischer Ferry will operate until 11:00 pm on Saturday to accommodate spectator vessels leaving the event.

A chart showing the affected area can be found at

Features along the eastern portion 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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