Stantec Consulting will be in charge of the site and Highway 11 will be closed for a 500 to 1,000 metre stretch of road north of Rabbit Lake Road near Temagami in both directions. The highway will be closed for an undetermined amount of time but work is expected to wrap up today. Local residents travelling Highway 11 can utilize the roadway to attend their residences or places of business, as long as they do not cross the area of the closure.

OPP is advising motorists to drive carefully and to use the following detours to avoid the crash scene:

  • Northbound on Highway 11, take Highway 63 in North Bay towards Temiscaming, Quebec, head north on Highway 101 through Quebec and west on Highway 65 East towards New Liskeard.
  • Southbound on Highway 11 to New Liskeard, Ontario take Highway 65 East towards Notre-Dame-du-Nord, Quebec and head southbound on Highway 101 to Highway 63 into North Bay.

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For further inquiries about the closure, contact Traffic Operations at 1-888-262-4049.

The OPP says further updates will be made once they become available.

OPP Sergeant Carlo Berardi gives a video update of the Highway 11 closure: