Poor weather in Northwestern Ontario – Power outages and Highway closures

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Highways remain closed and nearly 16,000 people are without power in northwestern Ontario during the first storm of the season.

Closed Highways (due to poor weather conditions):

  • Hwy17 both directions between Shabaqua and Hwy 599
  • Hwy 102 both directions between Dawson Road and Highway 11-17
  • Hwy 11 Northbound at Greenstone
  • Hwy 17 Westbound at Marathon
  • Hwy 11/17 Eastbound at Highway 527
  • Hwy 17 Eastbound in Marathon to Hwy 614

Highways reopened:

  • Hwy 11B Northbound at Hwy 11 (to Atikokan)

Road conditions in the area are mainly bare and wet with icy sections as you head northwest. Be aware of changing weather and road conditions.

In Wawa there is a light snow falling, with freezing rain being reported in some areas.

Northeastern Ontario Road Conditions
Highways Area Road Condition Last Observed At
Northeastern (file generated at 9:08 AM)
101 Shawmere River to Highway 651 bare and wet roadPoor visibility. 16-11-19 4:25
101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and wet road 16-11-19 5:15
129 Thessalon to Aubrey Falls bare and wet road 16-11-19 3:20
129 Aubrey Falls to Chapleau bare and wet roadPoor visibility. 16-11-19 4:25
17 Highway 69 Sudbury to Sudbury Road 55 bare and wet road 16-11-19 5:45
17 Sudbury Road 55 to Fairbanks Lake Road WhiteFish bare and wet road 16-11-19 5:45
17 Fairbanks Lake Road WhiteFish to Massey bare and wet road 16-11-19 5:45
17 Massey to Serpent River bare and wet road 16-11-19 5:45
17 Serpent River to Highway 548 bare and wet road 16-11-19 3:20
17 Highway 548 to Hwy 17B East bare and wet road with bare and dry road sections. 16-11-19 3:20
17 Sault Saint Marie North Limits to Montreal River Bridge bare and dry road with bare and wet road sections. 16-11-19 3:10
17 Montreal River Bridge to Wawa bare and wet road with bare and dry road sections. 16-11-19 5:15
17 Wawa to Paint Lake Rd bare and wet road 16-11-19 5:15
17 Paint Lake Rd to Southwest of White River bare and wet road with ice covered sections. 16-11-19 5:15
17B Highways 11 and 17 – North Bay to Bar River Rd bare and dry road 16-11-19 5:45
17B Bar River Rd to West Jct Hwy 17/Hwy 17B bare and wet road with bare and dry road sections. 16-11-19 3:20
519 Highway 17 – Dambrossio Township to Green Lake Road – Dunphy Township bare and wet road 16-11-19 5:15
547 Highway 101 to Hawk Junction bare and wet road 16-11-19 5:15
548 Highway 17 to Kent’s Corners bare and wet road with bare and dry road sections. 16-11-19 3:20
550 Buckley to Gros Cap bare and wet road 16-11-19 9:01
552 Aweres Township to Grant’s Road – Fenwick bare and dry road with bare and wet road sections. 16-11-19 3:10
556 Heyden to SEC HWY 532 bare and dry road with bare and wet road sections. 16-11-19 3:10
556 SEC HWY 532 to End of Highway bare and dry road with bare and wet road sections. 16-11-19 3:10
563 Highway 17 to Batchawana bare and dry road with bare and wet road sections. 16-11-19 5:15
631 White River to Highway 11 snow covered with ice covered sections. 16-11-19 5:15
638 Bruce Mines to Echo Bay bare and wet road with bare and dry road sections. 16-11-19 3:20
651 Highway 101 to Missinabi bare and wet roadPoor visibility. 16-11-19 4:25
661 Highway 144 to Gogama bare and wet road with bare and dry road sections. 16-11-19 8:30
667 Sultan to Highway 129 bare and wet roadPoor visibility. 16-11-19 4:25

 

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