(NIPIGON TO COCHRANE, ON) – UPDATE: 6:14 am Still closed from Nipigon to Beardmore. Highway 17 is open. It was closed earlier from Nipigon to Terrace Bay.
EARLIER: The Ontario Provincial Police have closed Highway 11 this evening.
Police say the closure is due to poor road and weather conditions in the area.
The Highway has been closed from Nipigon to Cochrane.
Highway 17 remains closed from Nipigon to Terrace Bay.
Barricades have been placed at both ends of both highway closures.
It is recommended not to travel this evening on highways and to call any vulnerable or elderly people you may know in the impacted areas to check on them.