HWY 631 CLOSED (White River to Hornepayne) 00:51

May 2, 2017 @ 00:51

Ontario511 is reporting that Highway 631 is closed from White River to Hornepayne.


May 2, 2017 @ 00:44

OPP have tweeted that Hwy 17 is closed between White River and Hornepayne. Hwy 17 doesn’t run between those two communities. This must be an error – will tweet them.



OPP have issued a media release:


Highway: 631

Location: White River – Hornepayne

Brief Description of Event: Hwy closed due to poor weather

Detour (if available):   NA

Estimated duration of Road Advisory: Unknown


May 2, 2017 @ 00:31

Highway 631 is closed from White River to Hornepayne due to poor weather conditions.



At 4 p.m. Environment Canada forecast for Hornepayne:

“Periods of rain or snow changing to snow this evening. Local snowfall amount 5 cm. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low minus 1.”


At this time there is moderate rain in Wawa, and temperatures are +4.