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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Utica

July 28, 2023

Mariners are advised that the overhead lighted Aids to Navigation on Bridge, E-44B I-790, Bridge E-44C SR 8 & 12, and Bridge E-44D SR 5, over the Erie Canal, have been reported as extinguished. These bridges are located just west of the Utica Harbor Lock in Utica between Buoy R "566" and Buoy R "568". Crews have been notified.

Updates will follow.

A chart covering the affected area can be found at

Features along the eastern portion of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage  and at

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In case of emergencies, please call the Canal Corporation’s Emergency Call Center at 833-538-1042.