Flight of Five Erie Canal locks restoration gets $1.2M funding stream By Marian Hetherly • Jan 2, 2019 Bergmann Associates Two of Lockport’s original Erie Canal locks are getting a $1.2 million facelift. Listen Listening... / 1:43 WBFO's Marian Hetherly reports Erie Canal bicentennial events planned for Lockport and beyond By Associated Press • Apr 27, 2017 W. Roberts, from Marco Paul's Voyages & Travels, Erie Canal by Jacob Abbott, 1852 New York State is planning to commemorate this year's 200th anniversary of the groundbreaking for the Erie Canal with a series of major events along the waterway. Extra funding given to Flight of Five lock restoration By Chris Caya • Aug 18, 2015 Chris Caya, wbfo The state is helping the City of Lockport complete another step in its Locks District Redevelopment Plan. The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council has awarded an extra $615,000 for the "Flight of Five" restoration project. Listen Listening... / 1:42 Restoration of Lockport's Flight of Five Locks begins By Chris Caya • Oct 9, 2013 Chris Caya/WBFO News The decade-long push in Lockport to restore the Flight of Five Locks has finally paid off. State and local elected leaders launched Phase One of the project Wednesday morning.