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Highway 17 north closed (update: open)

It's weather related, obviously
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11:30 p.m. update

OPP wish to advise motorists that Highway 17 between Batchawana Bay and Wawa is now open to traffic.

Original 5 p.m. release - Hwy 17 closed from Batchawana to Wawa

Wawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Road Closure:

Highway:  Hwy 17

Location:  Between Batchawana Bay and Wawa

Brief Description of Event: The O.P.P. have initiated a road closure of Hwy 17 between Batchawana Bay and Wawa due to deteriorating weather conditions.

Detour (if available): None

Estimated duration of Road Advisory: Unknown

The O.P.P. will distribute details and updates of the road advisory as information becomes available.

Please do not call O.P.P. Provincial Communication Centres for road advisory updates or road condition information.

Visit the Ontario Ministry of Transportation website, twitter @511Ontario  or call 511 traveller's information such as winter road conditions, construction reports, road closures, traffic reports, traffic cameras and interactive mapping.