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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Update Oswego Canal – Phoenix

May 31, 2023


Mariners are advised that the Canal Corporation will attempt to manually lift the Culvert St. (bascule) Lift Bridge (O-4) north of Oswego Canal Lock O-1 in Phoenix today. Mariners seeking passage through Lock O-1 should continue to moor at their current location until further notice. Updates will follow.

The Canal Corporation appreciates the public’s patience while the lift bridge repair is underway.

A chart showing the affected area can be found at 

Features along the Oswego Canal are listed by mileage at

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