Highway 17 Closed Between Batchewana Bay and Wawa

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road closed winter

The Wawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are advising that Highway 17 between Batchewana Bay and Wawa has been closed due to deteriorating weather conditions.

Our sister site myAlgoma.ca has been told that there are a number of tractor trailers stuck on the Montreal River Hill and that the weather is continuing to deteriorate.

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Montreal River webcam – UTC 21:01:07

OPP advise motorists to exercise caution as driving conditions are hazardous at this time and 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.