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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Rochester

September 7, 2022

Mariners are advised that operations are in progress for freeing of a grounded sailing vessel, at the east side of the Genesee River Crossing in Rochester, in the navigation channel. Vessels requiring more than three feet of depth should use caution when passing the grounded vessel.

Updates will follow.

A chart showing the affected area can be found at

Features along the western 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.

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