UPDATE: OPP confirmed at about 3:30 p.m. that Highway 17, between Ignace and Dryden, has been fully re-opened. The original notice about the closure can still be read below.
Weather conditions have forced the closure of a section of Highway 17 in northwestern Ontario.
Ontario Provincial Police have shut down the Trans-Canada Highway between Ignace and Dryden.
OPP say road conditions in that area are deteriorating due to snow.
It's unknown when the highway will be reopened.