Highway 638 washed out in both directions just west of Camp Wakonda Road

Washout on highway 638 just west of Camp Wakonda Road. Photo courtesy of Amanda Soucie.

Witnesses are reporting that highway 638 is washed out due to a nearby failure of a dam just west of Camp Wakonda Road. Water is continuing to flow across the eroding roadbed with lanes closed in both directions.

Ontario 511

Ontario 511 is reporting the washout at Cottage Road in Aberdeen Additional Township with the only detours available:

  • Westbound to Hwy 17, Echo Bay
  • Eastbound to Hwy 17, Bruce Mines

We will continue to monitor this situation and provide further information as it becomes available.