New York, Erie Canal, Shoaling

Written by Chuck Baier
May 31, 2021

Notice to Mariners

Erie Canal – St. Johnsville/Little Falls

May 30, 2021

Mariners are advised of silt deposits in the navigation pool from Erie Canal Lock E-16 in St. Johnsville to Lock E-17 in Little Falls in the vicinity of Guard Gate 3 in Indian Castle, due heavy stream flows. Vessels with draft more than 6 feet should not transit this level.

Updates will follow.

Charts covering the affected area can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e29.png

https://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e28.png

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

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

Chuck Baier

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