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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Champlain Canal – Fort Edward

July 24, 2023

Mariners are advised that Champlain Canal Lock C-8 in Fort Edward is closed to navigation due to a mechanical issue until further notice.  Maintenance crews are in route. Updates will follow.

Boaters should plan their itineraries accordingly.

A chart showing the affected area can be found at

Features on the Champlain 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