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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Champlain Canal - Mechanicville

May 18, 2023

Mariners are advised that Champlain Canal Lock C-3 in Mechanicville requires all northbound boaters to tie to the east (starboard) side of the lock chamber when locking through the lock due to a fill valve issue until further notice.

A chart showing the affected area can be found at

Features on the Champlain Canal are listed by mileage at

The Canal Corporation urges all users and stakeholders to register to receive updates through the Notice to Mariners notification program by clicking here.

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