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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal/Mohawk River

June 20, 2017


Mariners are advised that high water levels along the Mohawk River sections of the Erie Canal have reduced the clearance of the following overhead structures below the governing 21’ for this section of canal:

  • Bridge E-37A, Central Ave, SR 51 – 20.90’ vertical clearance
  • Bridge E-40, railroad, CSXT [ATK] – 20.57’ vertical clearance

Updates will follow.

These bridges can be found on the following pages of NOAA chart book 14786:


Bridge heights are listed at

Features along the eastern portion of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at

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