NY canal system scheduled to open May 3

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York officials say the State Canal System is scheduled to open for the season at 7 a.m. Saturday, May 3 provided conditions permit it.

Initial hours of operation for the statewide system of waterways are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through May 21.

From May 22 to Sept. 10 the hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., returning to the earlier schedule after that until Nov. 19.

Various locks and lift bridges will operate on demand during schedules posted by canal officials.

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Online:

http://www.canals.ny.gov/

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