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UPDATE: Highway 17 north of Sault reopened

Road was closed Sunday night in both directions, from Batchawana up to Wawa, due to weather conditions

Feb 12 update:

Ontario 511 has reported that this closure has been cleared

Original story:

Ontario's 511 traffic information service is advising that Highway 17 between Batchawana Bay and Wawa has been closed tonight due to weather conditions.

The advisory was issued just before 10 p.m. stating the closure affects the highway in both directions from Highway 563 at Batchawana to Highway 101 in Wawa.

The closure took effect at 9:50 p.m.

SooToday will update this story when more information is available.

In the meantime, you can check for traffic and road closure info on our Ontario511 traffic information page at this link.

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