Portion of Highway 17 closed due to flooding in northeastern Ontario

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MATTAWA, Ont. — Provincial police say a portion of Highway 17 in northeastern Ontario is closed due to flooding.

They say the portion of road near Mattawa was washed out.

Police say the Ministry of Transportation is on scene making repairs.

511Ontario says the highway is closed in both directions from Donelly Road and Ridge Road.

Police did not say when the road would be reopened.

The Canadian Press