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Northern highways reopen following brief closure due to weather

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Several highways in northeastern Ontario are reopened after a winter storm created hazardous road conditions Tuesday morning. Both Highway 11 and 17 were reopened before noon.

NORTH OF SAULT STE. MARIE

Highway 17 was closed between Highway 556 in Heyden, north of Sault Ste. Marie, and Highway 101 near Wawa most of Tuesday morning. Reopening around 11 a.m.

NORTH BAY TO MATHESON

Highway 11 was also closed from Cedar Heights Road in North Bay to the Highway 101 junction in Matheson for several hours Tuesday morning. It reopened 

KIRKLAND LAKE

Ontario Provincial Police said the weather is deteriorating in the Kirkland Lake area and Highways 66 and 112 were closed for several hours. They reopened around 11:30 a.m.

School buses from Superior East to Sudbury were cancelled due to weather Tuesday, as well as the east Parry Sound corridor.

Find information about road conditions and plow tracking on 511 Ontario.

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