UPDATE: OPP inform us that Highway 17 east is now re-opened in both directions
(BLIND RIVER, ON) – At 10:30 a.m. today the East Algoma (Blind River) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is advising the public that Highway 17 is closed from the junction of Highway 17 and Highway 108 to five kilometres west of the Town of Massey in both directions due to poor weather conditions.
We have also learned that Highway 17 north from Batchewana to Wawa has also been shut down due to adverse weather conditions.
The O.P.P. will advise when weather conditions improve.