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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Middleport

July 14, 2017


Mariners are advised that the Middleport Lift Bridge (Bridge E-216) on the Erie Canal is inoperable and is fixed in the down position, preventing the passage of vessels.  Crews are on site.

Middleport has electric hookups for moored vessels on both the east and west sides of this bridge.


Marinas and Public Docks can be found at and on the Canal Map at

NYSCC Cruising Guide page E-7 covering the affected area can be found at

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

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