Highway 17 North Closed Again

OPP Road Closed

The Wawa detachment of the O.P.P. are advising that Hwy. 17 from Batchawana Bay to Wawa was closed again early this morning due to white outs and hazardous driving conditions. There is no detour available and the estimated duration of the closure is unknown at this time.


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

Highway:   Hwy # 17

Location:  Hwy # 17 from Wawa to Batchawana .

Brief Description of Event:  white outs

Detour (if available):  Unknown

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.

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