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For Release: Thursday, April 27, 2017

DEC Reminds Boaters the Lower Locks on the Saranac Lake Chains Remain Closed

The Lower Locks on the Saranac Lake Chains remain closed while extensive repair and rehabilitation work, begun in the fall of 2016, is being completed, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today.

DEC expects to have the repairs completed and the locks reopened by the end of June.

Meanwhile, boaters will need to launch their boats at the Second Pond Boat Launch along State Route 3 to access the waters upstream of the locks.

Boaters seeking to access the waters downstream of the locks will need to launch their boats at the Lake Flower Boat Launch in Saranac Lake.

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