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Rain shuts down part of Erie Canal

In this Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 photo, boats leave Lock 7 on the Erie Canal in Niskayuna, N.Y. In this Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 photo, boats leave Lock 7 on the Erie Canal in Niskayuna, N.Y. | Photo: AP Photo/Mike Groll.

Chris Rooney
Created: July 19, 2021 09:52 AM

The constant rain has forced a large section of the Erie Canal to shut down. The canal was closed to all traffic Monday morning from Lock E-2 in Waterford all the way to Lock E-19 in Frankfort due to high water and heavy rain.

The Canal Corporation says you can register for updates at through the “Notice to Mariners” program at www.canals.ny.gov.


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