OPP Advisories: Highway Closures

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OPP Road Closed

SaultOnline has received a number of highway closures from the OPP over the past few hours mainly due to the mixed precipitation Northern Ontario is experiencing. With temperatures expected to drop in most areas today, we urge anyone who will be traveling to use extra caution.

Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advised of the following Road Advisory:

Location: Hwy 631 closed at both ends (Hwy 11 and Hwy 17)
Brief Description of Event: Poor weather and road conditions
Detour (if available): N/A
Estimated duration of Road Advisory: N/A

Cochrane Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advised of the following Road Advisory:

Location:  Hwy 652 and North West Industrial Rd, Cochrane, closed
Brief Description of Event: Tractor/Trailer jackknifed, Hwy glare ice, 3-4 vehicles in ditch
Detour (if available): N/A
Estimated duration of Road Advisory: N/A

Sudbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advised of the following Road Advisory:

Location:  Hwy 144 at Windy Lake Rd, north of Sudbury, closed
Brief Description of Event:  tractor trailer in the ditch
Detour (if available): N/A
Estimated duration of Road Advisory: N/A

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