Parts of the Erie Canal have been closed due to rainfall and high water levels

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Parts of the Erie Canal have been closed due to rainfall and high water levels

NEW YORK STATE (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY-TV) – The New York State Canal Corporation is announcing that the Erie Canal is closed from Lock E-2 in Waterford into Lock E-19 in Frankfort due to continued high river flows and heavy rainfall.

You can view a of the affected areas at https://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e40.png and https://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786e24.png

NOTE: Features along the Erie Canal are listed by mileage

Further updates and information can be found at Canals.NY.gov and on Facebook and Twitter. Users can also register to receive updates through the “Notice to Mariners” notification program at http://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=erieeasternEr

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