OPP advise that the highway has RE-OPENED
The O.P.P. have just advised that highway 17 North between Batchawana Bay and Wawa has been closed due to a vehicle collision. There are currently no detours available and the estimated duration of the closure is not known at this time.
Ontario Provincial Police News Portal [PCC North Bay] Hwy 17 Closed between Wawa and Batchawana Bay 2015-02-13
Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Road Closure:
Highway: Hwy #17
Location: Hwy #17 between Wawa and Batchawana Bay
Brief Description of Event: Motor Vehicle Collision
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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