Notice to Mariners
September 30, 2022
Mariners are advised of a bridge inspection occurring on the Champlain Canal, on the following schedule:
- Monday, October 3rd – 126th St., Rt. 4 Bridge (C-2) over the Champlain Canal in Waterford, Saratoga County.
This bridge will be inspected using an Under Bridge Inspection Unit, which will be deployed from the deck of the bridge. Channel width may be reduced, and slight delays may occur due to a skiff moving below the bridge.
Mariners should reduce speed, stop all forward motion, sound horns, and proceed at a "No Wake" speed when transiting this area.
A chart showing the affected areas can be found at
Features along the Champlain Canal are listed by mileage at
The Canal system is scheduled to close to navigation at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, October 12, 2022.
All vessel operators should plan their trips to ensure they exit the system by that time. For more
information, please click here.
In case of emergencies, please call the Canal Corporation Emergency Call Center at: (833) 538-1042.
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