CN crews are working at the massive hole in the rail bed between Dubreuilville and Hawk Jct. CN have a pile of machinery out there working at it. For those that don't know this is the rail Line that goes from Sault Ste marie to Hearst, the same line that run the famous Snow Train.
Thank you to everyone that took pictures and shared them, this is the only way we will get word out of what happened in our area. people need to know, Our economy is already bad right now, this do not help it.
OPP NEWS RELEASE
Highway 17 southbound is open
WAWA - The Ontario Provincial Police Superior East Wawa Detachment advise that Highway 17 southbound from Wawa has been reopened.
There will be two lanes open with gravel sections.
The OPP and Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) warn the motorists to drive with extreme caution in these areas.
A speed reduction is in effect, with plenty of signage to warn the public of the gravel areas.
MTO advises that Highway 17 north bound remains closed with the road work progressing well.
No definite date has been set for its reopening.