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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Rochester Area

October 12, 2015


Mariners are advised of bridge washing activities now through the rest of the navigation season on the following bridges over the Erie Canal in the Rochester area:


Mile      Bridge

250.29   E-131A, I-490

258.09   E-144A, Genesee Expressway, I-390 NB

258.14   E-144B, Genesee Expressway, I-390 SB

258.65   E-144C, Outer Loop, I-390/590 EB

258.68   E-144D, Outer Loop, I-390/590 WB 

264.81   E-169A, I-390 NB

264.83   E-169B, I-390 SB


Work will involve a truck mounted barge which might occasionally reduce the channel width.

Mariners should reduce speed, stop all forward motion and proceed at a "No-Wake" speed when transiting this area.


Mapping from the New York State Cruising Guide covering the affected area can be found at,, and

Features along the western section of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at

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