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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal - Waterford Flight

September 18, 2023

Mariners are advised that Erie Canal Locks E-2 through E-6, Waterford Flight, will temporarily close to navigation on Tuesday, September 19th, at 8:00 a.m. due to scheduled maintenance at Lock E-6. It is anticipated that the Flight will reopen at noon on the same day.

Boaters should plan their itineraries accordingly.

A chart covering the affected area can be found at

Features along the eastern portion of the Erie 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.