Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal – Brewerton
June 30, 2023
Mariners are advised of a fireworks display on the Oneida Lake/Oneida River between I-81 (E-63A) & US-11 (E-64) bridges on Monday, July 3rd at dusk.
Boaters transiting through the area are to maintain a safe distance from the fireworks source, travel at a "No Wake" speed of not more than 5 mph and be aware of denser than usual traffic and anchored spectator boats in the area. Law enforcement will be present.
Erie Canal Lock E-23 in Brewerton will remain open until midnight to accommodate spectator vessels leaving the event.
A chart covering the affected area can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e15.png.
Features along the eastern section of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at http://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=erieeastern.
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In case of emergencies, please call the Canal Corporation’s Emergency Call Center at 833-538-1042.