Heavy rains wash out Trans-Canada Highway north of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. — A section of the Trans-Canada Highway north of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., is closed due to a washout.
Provincial police say the washout has affected the highway in the area of Alona Bay, about 100 kilometres north of Sault Ste. Marie. The highway is closed in both directions between Wawa, Ont., and Batchawana Bay, Ont. _ a 160-kilometre stretch of road.
OPP say heavy rain in the area caused the washout and no detour is in place.
The closure is expected to last until Monday afternoon.