UPDATE: Highway 17 re-opens to traffic

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UPDATE: The Ministry of Transportation says Highway 17 is now open to traffic in both directions, as of 11:19 am Saturday morning.

“Please note that Highway 17 has a short section of gravel roadway overtop of the newly placed culvert. Please take caution and follow the additional signing. Permanent paving will happen in the next few weeks.

“The ministry will continue monitoring this area on a daily basis.”

The highway’s status has also been updated to “cleared – all lanes have re-opened” on the 511OntarioEastern Twitter feed (@511ONEastern).

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