Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal - Frankfort
August 5, 2023
Mariners are advised that high water levels of the Erie Canal have reduced the vertical clearance of Railroad Bridge (E-40) over the Erie Canal to 20.00’, which is below the governing 21’ for this section of the Canal. Railroad Bridge (E-40) is located just east of Erie Canal Lock E-19 in Frankfort.
Updates will follow.
This bridge can be found at
Bridge heights are listed at http://www.canals.ny.gov/boating/bridgeheights.html
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.
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In case of emergencies, please call the Canal Corporation’s Emergency Call Center at 833-538-1042.