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Hwy 17 closed Sault Ste Marie to Wawa (updated)

NEWS RELEASE ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE ************************* 10 a.m. update Highway 17 is now open from Batchewana to Wawa. ************************* 8 a.m.
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NEWS RELEASE

ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE

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10 a.m. update
 
Highway 17 is now open from Batchewana to Wawa.
 
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8 a.m. update
 
Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Road Advisory:

Location:  Highway 17 closed from Batchewana to Wawa

Brief Description of Event:  Highway closed due to severe winter weather                                 

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.

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3 p.m. update

The Ministry of Transportation Ontario reports the section of Highway 17 from Highway 563 at Batchawana to Highway 101 at Wawa is closed in both directions.

The ministry website says that section of Highway 17 is closed due to the weather, no detour is available and the duration of the closure is unknown

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Original release: 11:23 a.m.

Sault Ste Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Road Advisory:

Location:  Highway 17 closed from Sault Ste Marie to Wawa

Brief Description of Event:  Highway closed due to severe winter weather                                 

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 at http://www.mto.gov.on.ca for Traveller's Information such as Winter Road Conditions, Construction Reports, Road Closures, Traffic Reports, Traffic Cameras and Interactive Mapping.

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