Erie Canal opens for another season following ceremony

Published May 16, 2018 at 4:00pm

WATERFORD (AP) — The Erie Canal is open for another season.

Canal Corporation officials hosted a ceremony Tuesday north of Albany to mark the opening of the 194th navigation season along the eastern Erie Canal from Waterford to Utica.

Officials opened the gates at Lock E-2 in Waterford to allow the first recreational boats of the year through.