Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal – Frankfort to Whitesboro
August 4, 2023
Mariners are advised that the Erie Canal from Lock E-19 in Frankfort to Lock E-20 in Whitesboro is closed to navigation due to high currents and heavy debris from recent heavy rainfall. Boaters should plan their itineraries accordingly. 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 at http://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=erieeastern.
The Canal Corporation urges all users and stakeholders to register to receive updates through the Notice to Mariners notification program by clicking here.
For general news, please visit www.canals.ny.gov or follow the Canal Corporation on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or LinkedIn.
In case of emergencies, please call the Canal Corporation’s Emergency Call Center at 833-538-1042.