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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Vischer Ferry


July 14, 2023

Mariners are advised that effective Saturday, July 15th, Lock E-7 in Vischer Ferry will operate on extended hours of 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Monday through Sunday. 

A chart showing the affected areas can be found at

Features along the eastern portion of the Erie 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.