Road Closures (Wawa area) – UPDATE

Dec 6, 2017 @ 12:13

At 12:06 p.m. Highway 547 (Hawk Junction) was reopened.

At 11:51 a.m. Highway 101 was reopened.

Highway 17 has been reopened.

Dec 6, 2017 @ 07:37

There are a number of sources for road closure information: Twitter, Ontario511 and OPP Media Releases. Wawa-news will try to keep this updated as the storm continues. Ontario511 website appears to be the best place to check for road closure information.

Do not call OPP for road closure information, this ties up dispatchers.


Highway From time of closure opening
101 Wawa to Highway 144 (Timmins) 2:33 a.m. Dec 6 11:51 a.m. Dec. 6 whiteouts and heavy snow OPP Tweet
17 Wawa to Batchewana Bay 8:44 p.m. Dec 5 weather conditions OPP Tweet then press release
547 Highway 101 to Hawk Junction 2:55 a.m. Dec 6  12:06 p.m. Dec. 6 weather conditions Ontario511 Tweet