New York, Erie Canal, Depth Reduction

Written by Chuck Baier
June 3, 2021

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – Rochester

June 2, 2021

Mariners are advised of shoaling that has reduced the depth of the Erie Canal at the Genesee River Crossing in Rochester. Sailboats that require a deeper draft may not be able to pass this area.

A map showing the affected area can be found at

http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/nyscce16.jpg

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

http://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=eriewestern

Chuck Baier

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