The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice Of The Capital Region

Canal closes due to big rain

125-mile disruption not seen as lengthy

Text Size: A | A

Heavy flow from rainfall in the Mohawk River watershed forced the state Canal Corp. to shut down a 125-mile stretch of the Erie Canal on Tuesday, just 10 days after it opened for the season. The canal system reported the shutdown from Lock E-2 in Waterford west to Lock E-22 in Sylvan Beach, Oneida County, at 12:38 p.m. The closure took place as the National Weather Service was issuing a “flood advisory” for Fulton and ...

You Must or Subscribe to Continue
subscribe to the Daily Gazette
Individual stories can be found and purchased from our Archives for $2.00

Enjoy this story? Share it!



There are currently no posts. Be the first to comment on this story.