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New York State Canal Corporation

 Notice to Mariners

Lock Operating Schedule – Lock E-23 (Brewerton)

April 28, 2023


The New York State Canal Corporation today announced that Erie Canal Lock E-23 in Brewerton will operate 7:15 am to 3:15 pm daily starting on Monday, May 1, 2023, to support the Walleye and Northern Pike fishing season.

On Friday, May 19, 2023, Lock E-23 will commence normal operating hours of 7:00 am to 10:00 pm.

Conditions permitting, all portions of the New York State Canal system are scheduled to open on Friday, May 19, 2023, for the navigation season.   

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In case of emergencies, please call the Canal Corporation’s Emergency Call Center at 833-538-1042.