UPDATED: Hwy 17 North Closed between Batchwana and Pinewood


UPDATE: OPP advise that the highway is now re-opened, however snowsqualls are expected to last through the day and it could close once again.


The Sault Ste. Marie OPP is advising that Hwy. 17 North/West is closed between Batchewana Bay and Pinewood just South of Montreal River due to a collision involving a transport and motor vehicle. There is no detour available.

The O.P.P. will provide 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.