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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Auxiliary Navigation Buoys

April 26, 2016


Mariners are advised that additional (uncharted) red and green navigational buoys have been placed at the following locations to guide vessels through the paths of deepest water:


at mile 13 near G “49A” and Lock E7 - green can(s);

mile 38 near R “214” and ped bridge - green can(s) & red nun(s)

mile 57 near G “333” and Flat Creek - green can(s);

mile 64 near G “375” and Otsquago Creek - green can(s);

mile 75 near R “450” and Nowadaga Creek - green can(s);

mile 85 near G “505” and Spohn Creek - green can(s);

mile 86 near R “512” - green can(s);

mile 93 near G “547” and Frankfort Harbor - green can(s) & red nun(s)

mile 97 near R “540” and Knapp Creek - red nun(s);

mile 98 near R “546” and Budlong Creek - red nun(s);

mile 101 near G “573” and Reals Creek – red nun(s);

mile 102 near R “568” and Gridley Creek - red nun(s);

mile 106 near G “589” and Crane Creek - red nun(s);

mile 279 east of Smith Street Bridge (Bridge E-183) - green can(s); and

mile 320 east of FRR Railroad Bridge (Bridge E-231) - green can(s).


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