Searchmont Highway Closed Due to Flooding – Update

News Release

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

Location: Hwy 556 closed between Hwy 552 and Hwy 532

Brief Description of Event: Hwy closed due to flooding at Rainbow Creek Bridge.

Detour (if available): Access to Searchmont via Hwy 129 to Ranger Lake Rd to Hwy 532

Estimated duration of Road Advisory: Unknown

O.P.P. Media Contact: 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 or call 511 for Traveller’s Information such as Winter Road Conditions, Construction Reports, Road Closures, Traffic Reports, Traffic Cameras and Interactive Mapping.