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created Feb 26, 2013

updated Oct 12, 2015

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Description

The New York State Canal System is a 524 mile inland waterway that includes 20 guard gates, which are used to close off a section of canal seasonally or in rare instances in an emergency so that a section can be dewatered. Information provided in this data set includes the name of each guard gate, its phone number (where applicable), and specific location by mileage along the canal and geographic coordinates.

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canal, waterway, guard gate, erie canal, champlain canal, oswego canal, cayuga-seneca canal
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Licensing and Attribution
Data Provided By
New York State Canal Corporation
Source Link
http://www.canals.ny.gov/boating/guardgates.cgi
Dataset Summary
Organization
Maintenance and Operations
Time Period
1910-Present
Posting Frequency
As needed
Data Frequency
Infrequent
Dataset Owner
New York State Canal Corporation
Contact Information
team.intranet@thruway.ny.gov
Coverage
Statewide
Granularity
Facility
Units
Guard Gate
Notes
Notes
Guard gate 2 at Waterford is operationally closed; craft must call ahead in order to have it opened
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Limitations
This dataset included freestanding guard gates and excludes guard gates considered integral to lock.
Dataset Information
Agency
Canal Corporation
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Publisher
State of New York
Contact Name
Open Data NY
Contact Email
opendata@its.ny.gov
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