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Work under way to fix damage to canal's dam

Guy Park Manor also getting attention

Lt. Gov Robert Duffy announces $40 millon for repairs to Lock 11 and the nearby Guy Park Manor in Amsterdam on Monday afternoon. Pictured from left, U.E. Rep. Paul Tonko, Lt. Gov. Duffy, Brian Stratton, NYS Canal Corporation director, and Amsterdam Mayor Anne Thane.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Lt. Gov Robert Duffy announces $40 millon for repairs to Lock 11 and the nearby Guy Park Manor in Amsterdam on Monday afternoon. Pictured from left, U.E. Rep. Paul Tonko, Lt. Gov. Duffy, Brian Stratton, NYS Canal Corporation director, and Amsterdam Mayor Anne Thane.
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Construction is under way at Amsterdam’s Lock E-11 on the Erie Canal with the Canal Corporation investing $40 million to repair and restore the moveable dam and nearby Guy Park Manor. After tropical storms Irene and Lee in 2011, the Canal Corp. has been working to rehabilitate property on the Erie Canal. The Lock E-11 project seeks to rebuild and prepare for future natural disasters. Work at Lock E-11 will be completed by 2017 and ...

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mezz3131
May 13, 2014
8:03 a.m.

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Who was in charge and decided not to raise the gates to save on overtime during the hurricane which ultimately caused the destruction? Way to go Mr Stratton. You got someone else to pay for your mistake.

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