NIPIGON – THUNDER BAY — The Ministry of Transportation advises the motoring public that short term traffic delays can be expected on Highway 11/17 at the Nipigon River Bridge this weekend.
Closures of approximately two hours each are planned on Saturday, February 20 and Sunday, February 21 from 4:00 to 6:00 a.m. Additional short term closures of 15 minutes or less may also occur throughout the weekend. These temporary closures are required to ensure the safety of road users and workers while necessary bridge repairs are undertaken in order to open the bridge to two lanes of traffic by the end of the month.
The ministry will ensure emergency response through the highway closures is still maintained.
Motorists are reminded to obey and follow all traffic signage for the safety of both workers and drivers.
For the latest information on highway closures, the public can call 511, MTO’s Road Information Line or check www.ontario.ca/511.