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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Macedon

July 14, 2023

Mariners are advised that paddle craft races will take place west of Erie Lock E-30 in Macedon on Saturday, July 15th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The races will start at the lock, continue west to the Lyndon Road Bridge (E-124) over the Erie Canal and return to the lock. Approximately 30 to 40 kayaks and canoes will participate.

Boaters should reduce speed, stop all forward motion, and proceed at a "No Wake" speed when approaching event participants and under no circumstances shall any vessel exceed 5 MPH. Law enforcement boats will monitor vessel traffic.

A chart showing the affected area can be found at

Features along the western portion of the Erie 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.