Update – January 11
Bridge now has one lane open – still very slow going.


 

The Nipigon River bridge (Highway 11/17) is closed in both directions due to emergency road repair.

Updates available via TOLS News

Or twitter: https://twitter.com/511ONNorthwest

May be days before repairs. Deck has separated from Bridge buttress’s on east end.

Update – Nipigon Community (east bound) and Lake Helen west bound) Recreation centers are set up for stranded people.

Lake Helen and Nipigon Residents stranded on either side are being permitted to walk across the bridge.