Official Media Release
Sault Ste. Marie Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Road Closure:
Highway: Hwy 556 (Ranger Lake Rd)
Brief Description of Event: Hwy 556 closed East of Hwy 532 as a result of weather.
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.
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 ontario.ca/511, twitter @511Ontario or call 511 traveller’s information such as winter road conditions, construction reports, road closures, traffic reports, traffic cameras and interactive mapping.
A loyal reader has just advised SaultOnline that the O.P.P. are closing Hwy. 556 Ranger Lake Road due to numerous complaints they are receiving about dangerous driving conditions caused by the freezing rain. Please use extra caution when traveling area roads North of the City and we will update everyone as more information becomes available.