Highway 17 Closure
Published Monday, April 22, 2019 1:00PM EDT
Last Updated Wednesday, April 24, 2019 9:40AM EDT
A section of the Trans-Canada Highway east of Mattawa remains closed due to a washout and it has forced a long detour.
There is no estimate for when the section from Bissett Creek to Deep River might reopen.
People driving to and from Ottawa have been forced to detour via Highway 60 through Algonquin Park.
#Hwy17 CLOSED between #DeepRiver and #BissetCreek due to a washed out portion of road. Detour: North bound Hwy 60 to #Hwy11 NB - South bound Detour - #Hwy11 to Hwy 60 - Reopening time unknown.