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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Champlain Canal – Fort Edward

July 26, 2023

Mariners are advised that Champlain Canal Lock C-8 in Fort Edward that was announced as closed in a previous Notice to Mariners has reopened to navigation.

All northbound boaters are required to tie to the east (starboard) side of the lock chamber when locking through the lock due to a non-operating fill valve until further notice.

A chart covering the affected area can be found at

Features along 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.