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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

 Oswego Canal – Lysander

August 2, 2023

Mariner are advised of divers in the water inspecting USGS gage 04247055 near the west bank of the Oswego Canal, 0.6 miles downstream (north) of the junction with the Erie Canal and 1.25 miles upstream (south) of Lock O-1 Phoenix, now through the end of the day.  Mariners must proceed by this location (which is near the NYS Canals Lysander Shop) with absolutely no wake or ripple.

A chart showing the affected area can be found at 

Features along the Oswego Canal are listed by mileage at

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