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Reimagine the Canals – Brockport Sky Loop Design & Other Canal Improvement Plans

Here's some of the latest news on NY's Reimagine the Canals initiatives being developed to improve Erie Canal profitability and use.

 

All of these are part of a joint effort between the new owners of the canal, the New York Power Authority, along with the Governor of New York and the New York State Canal Corporation.

 

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NYSCC NYSCC EMBANKMENT DAM INTEGRITY ENVIRONMENTAL STATEMENT – WHAT’S NEW?

It took awhile but the BIGGEST concerns that the ECNA has had all along with this Unsafe Embankment work appears to be taking shape. Mandatory Flood Insurance, for some Erie Canal Neighbors, is a possibility.

If you have taken any time to look over this new Earthen Embankment Integrity Program (EEIP) draft Generic Environmental...

Why is the Erie Canal closed for the winter?

Actually the NYS Canal System never fully closes.

While many sections may be drained, dewatering is the official term, large portions of the canal remain full or near full. The canal is really open 24/7, 365 days per year. about half the time it's open for navigation, the other half is closed for repairs. Many have...

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