The Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is advising area motorists to be aware of potential traffic delays during their travels at the intersection of Highway 17 and Highway 17B at the east boundary of the City of Sault Ste. Marie on Monday, December 5, 2016 between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Protest activities will be occurring and may periodically delay or interrupt the normal flow of traffic in the area.
The OPP’s objective is to maintain the safe flow of traffic and, when delays occur, restore traffic flow in the safest manner possible. The OPP is also working with those who organize protest events to provide a safe and peaceful opportunity to exercise their lawful rights while minimizing the impact on the traveling public.
Motorists should check in advance for road advisory information and monitor local media for the latest updates. The OPP appreciates everyone’s cooperation and patience during these occurrences.