Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal – Tonawanda
July 20, 2023
Mariners are advised of a fireworks display during the Canal Fest of the Tonawandas at the Webster St. Bridge (E-248) in Tonawanda on Sunday, July 23rd at dusk. The Canal in the vicinity of the bridge, including a 200-foot radius around the bridge, will be closed to navigation at 9:00 p.m. and will reopen at approximately 10:15 p.m., after the event. Law enforcement will be present. More information is available at: Canal Fest of the Tonawandas
Boaters should also be aware of the SIKA Cup Challenge boat race on Saturday, July 22nd, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Navigation through the area will be restricted, with law enforcement present.
More information is available at: 07/22 - Saturday — Canal Fest of the Tonawandas
A chart covering the affected area can be found at https://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/nyscce01.jpg
Features along the eastern section of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at https://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=eriewestern
In case of emergencies, please call the Canal Corporation Emergency Call Center at: (833) 538-1042.
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