New York

Rainfall results in canal closures

Gazette file photo.

Gazette file photo.

The New York State Canal Corporation announced Thursday the following sections of the Canal system are closed due to the recent heavy rainfall, high flows, and extremely hazardous conditions:

Erie Canal

Lock E-8 (Scotia) through E-22 (New London)

Lock E-24 (Baldwinsville) through E-28B (Newark)

Oswego Canal

Lock O-1 (Phoenix) through Lock O-8 (Oswego)

Cayuga/Seneca Canal

Lock CS-1 (Cayuga) through Lock CS-4 (Waterloo)

Additional closures may be announced throughout the day.

The Canal Corporation urges all users to register to receive updates through the “Notice to Mariners” notification program at www.canals.ny.gov

For updates and information, please visit Canals.NY.gov or follow us on Facebook or Twitter

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