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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Utica Area

July 1, 2017


Mariners are advised that buoys have been reported off station at the following tributary mouths entering the Erie Canal:

  • Sterling Creek (mile 95.16)

  • Knapp Brook (mile 96.76)

  • Budlong Creek (mile 98.18)

  • Reals Creek (mile 100.81)

  • Gridley Creek (mile 102.42)

Some of these buoys are uncharted auxiliary buoys marking shoaling from these creeks.


Charts 14786 E-24 & E-23 covering these affected areas can be found at &

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

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