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Grey County Road Closures Update - January 08, 2014

Web posted on January 08, 2014

PROVINCIAL HIGHWAYS AND GREY COUNTY ROADS OPEN

(CHATSWORTH, ON) - Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) report that all Provincial Highways and County Roads within Grey County are now open.

Although the roads are passable, motorists should take care when traveling as the roads may be narrow in places due to the amount of snow accumulation. All snowplows and blowers are out moving snow.

Many municipal sideroads are still congested.

Grey County OPP wish to remind the public not to call the local OPP Detachment or the Provincial Communications Centre in London for road/weather conditions. Dispatchers are extremely busy answering "Calls for Service". Do not call 9-1-1 unless you have a legitimate emergency.

Call 5-1-1- for up-to-date road conditions on Provincial Highways or 1-866-266-7569 for roads maintained by Grey and Bruce Counties; or visit http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/traveller/trip/road_closures.shtml.

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STRANDED/ABANDONED VEHICLES IN GREY COUNTY/h4>

(CHATSWORTH, ON) - The dust, or rather snow, has settled in Grey County after a winter storm, with blizzard and wind chill warnings, hit the area this past Monday.

Between 4:00 p.m. on Monday, January 6, 2014 and 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received 25 calls for service regarding stranded/abandoned motor vehicles.

Five (5) motor vehicle collisions were investigated resulting in one driver being charged with "failing to share half roadway-meeting vehicle" on Grey Rd. 2 near Concession 10 in the Municipality of Grey Highlands. No injuries were reported.

OPP charged two motorists for driving on a closed road on Hwy. 10


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