Notice to Mariners
Erie and Cayuga-Seneca Canals
July 24, 2023
Mariners are advised of underwater inspections occurring on the Erie and Cayuga-Seneca Canals on the following schedule:
- Tuesday, July 25th – Erie Canal – (Palmyra) Below Erie Canal Lock E-29 and west of Galloway Rd. Bridge (E-115) over the Erie Canal - Sluice Gate, Harrison Spillway Sill.
- Wednesday, July 26th – Cayuga-Seneca Canal (Seneca Falls) Above Lock CS 2/3 – South Dock Wall, Seneca Falls.
- Wednesday, July 26th – Cayuga-Seneca Canal (Seneca Falls) Above Lock CS 2/3 –- Bayard Street, Banton Creek – South Crib and Headwall.
The inspection areas will be marked by a dive boat and commercial diver’s flags while divers are in the water. Boaters should reduce speed and proceed at a "No Wake" speed when transiting these areas.
Charts showing the affected areas can be found at
Features along the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at https://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=eriewestern and
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In case of emergencies, please call the Canal Corporation’s Emergency Call Center at 833-538-1042.